Ouagadougou airport (OUA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Ouagadougou Airport, built in the 1960s, is the most important in Burkina Faso and operates with flights to several destinations in Africa and some locations in Europe.

Official Website: aeroport-ouagadougou.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Air Algérie, Air Burkina, Air Côte d'Ivoire, Air France, ASKY Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 530,000 passengers went through it in 2014.
Tel: +226 5030 6515.


Ouagadougou airport is located 3 km (1.6 miles) southeast from the urban area.

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What services does Ouagadougou airport (OUA) facilities include

The airport has a bank, currency exchange bureau and post office. The Salon Prive Zoodo is located in the Departures area and opens during flight hours; it offers drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi, computers (access by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants, coffee shops, bars and a food counter.
Shopping- Available stores include a duty-free shop and a souvenir stand.
Baggage- Trolleys available for free. The lost and found office is located in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +226 2548 3100).
Other Services-


Accommodation near Ouagadougou airport (OUA)

There are no hotels on-site, but you can find several accommodations in the city centre, and some of them operate shuttle buses for the transfer of their guests.

Bravia Hotel Ouagadougou (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Les Fleurettes (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
L'Hacienda (1 km/0.6 miles)
Elite Hotel (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Hôtel Les Palmiers (1.7 km/1.1 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall and vehicles are green-colored. Cabs do not have meters, therefore fares must be negotiated with the driver in advance. Prices are higher at night. Journey time to the city centre is about 5 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental services from Avis (Tel +226 5049 8830 - 24 hours a day) and Europcar (Tel +226 5030 0909 - Monday to Saturday from 6:45 am to 10:15 pm, Sunday from 7:45 am to 9:15 pm) are available in the Arrivals Hall.


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Parking services at Ouagadougou airport (OUA)

There is a parking lot for short- and long-term stays situated in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agent about their particular needs prior to their flight. The airport has basic facilities for disabled travellers, such as ramps.

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Latest updates: July 08, 2019