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About Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport (ABJ)

Also known as Port Bouet Airport, the Abidjan Felix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is the main airport serving the Ivory Coast’s largest city, Abidjan. Our guide to the airport provides contact details and information on transport, accommodation and terminal facilities.

Information:

An information desk is located in the main lobby of the airport.

Website:

http://www.abidjan-aeropart.com

Driving directions:

From downtown Abidjan drive southeast on the C2, which will become Pont Henri Konan Bedie. Take a slight left onto Ech. de Marcory, then a slight right onto Boulevard Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. Turn left onto Boulevard de l’Aéroport, then follow the signs to the airport.

Transfer between terminals:

The domestic and international terminals are adjacent, making it easy to walk between the two.

Airport Info

Code:
ABJ
Address:


BP 30 Abidjan 07
Location:

Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16km (10 miles) southeast of Abidjan.

No. of terminals:
2
Telephone:

+225 2175 7900

Time Zone:
Greenwich Mean Time
GMT +0000

Public Transport

Public transport road:

 

Bus: SOTRA, the Abidjan Transport Company, runs Bus 6, which operates between the airport and the city’s South Plateau Station. Purchase single trip tickets from bus drivers for 200 FCFA. Some foreign authorities consider the bus to be an unsafe transport option. Taxis are generally regarded as safer and more efficient.

 Taxi: Travelers should choose orange taxis with an official fare display. The journey time to the city is 30-40 minutes, and fares start at a minimum of 5,000 FCFA.

 

Terminal facilities

Money:

Banking facilities offering currency exchange services are located at the airport. ATMs are located in the public area and the departure hall.

Food:

A bar and Burger King are located on the ground floor of the airport in the public area, and a café is available adjacent to the Departure Lounge past security checkpoints.

Shopping:

A duty-free outlet in the international terminal and a pharmacy have a variety of products for sale.

Luggage:

Left-luggage storage is provided at the airport. Complimentary luggage trollies are also available for use. For lost and found queries, contact the airport’s information desk (tel: +225 2175 7901).

Other:

A hotel booking service is stationed in the public area.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

The airport has a VIP lounge that offers complimentary Wi-Fi and a VIP bar, but no designated meeting or business spaces. However, conference and meeting facilities are available at larger hotels in the city centre and at the on-site Radisson Blu hotel.

Disabled facilities:

The airport is accessible to passengers with reduced mobility through elevators and escalators. Passengers should contact their airline before arriving at the airport if they require additional assistance.

Car parking:

There are two car parks at the airport offering long and short stay fares. These are located directly outside the terminals.

Car rental:

Car hire companies present at the airport include Avis, Road Star, Hertz, Selv, Factor Express, and Africab. Contact numbers for these companies are available on the airport’s official website. Luxury car rental service Eurostar is also available for those who want high-end transportation.