Ouagadougou airport (OUA)

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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, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 520,000 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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Car rental services from Avis (Tel +226 5049 8830 - Mondays through Fridays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm) 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.


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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. Yibi Hôtel (Tel +226 5030 7323), Splendid Hotel (Tel +226 2531 7278), Hotel Palm Beach (Tel +226 2531 0991), Hotel Hacienda (Tel +226 6769 9393), Bravia Hotel Ouagadougou (Tel +226 2533 3271), La Rose des Sables (Tel +226 2531 3014), Hôtel Eden Park (Tel +226 2533 1042), Hôtel Kavana (Tel +226 6898 1111), Pacific Hotel (Tel +226 2531 3037), Hotel Les Palmiers (Tel +226 2533 3330).


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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).
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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.


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


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.