Nigeria Airports

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Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

Location: The airport is located 13 miles (22km) northwest of Lagos.
Time: Local time is GMT +1
Contacts: Tel: +234 1 493 3385.
Transfer between terminals: The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.
Getting to the city: Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to travel to and from the airport.
Car rental: Car rental companies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Sixt. Note that driving oneself around Nigeria is strongly cautioned against, as the roads can be confusing and chaotic, and there is a risk of car-jacking.
Airport Taxis: Yellow taxis are available outside the terminal. It is wise to negotiate a fee before departure; the fare into Lagos should be around NGN 5,000.
Facilities: Airport facilities include ATMs and currency exchange, executive and VIP lounges, a meet and greet lounge, prayer rooms, disabled facilities, and a tourist information desk in the arrival hall. Shopping is limited to a few retail stores selling electronics, mobile accessories, jewellery and health care products. International and African foods are served by vendors in the airport's food court.
Parking: Parking spaces are available.
Airport hotels: Hotels near the airport include the Blue Lodge Hotel, Grand Bee Suites, Best Western Lagos Ikeja Hotel and the Yellow Tulip Courtyard Apartment and Suites.
Website: www.lagosairport.net/

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)

Location: The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Abuja.
Time: Local time is GMT +1
Transfer between terminals: The airport has an international and a domestic terminal. The terminals are within walking distance of each other and they share the same runway.
Getting to the city: Passengers arriving at Abuja Airport can take either a taxi or a bus to the city. The drive takes between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxis are much more expensive than buses.
Car rental: There are car rental services available from the airport, but a driver is highly recommended for visitors unfamiliar with driving conditions in Nigeria.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are generally available outside the terminal building. For peace of mind, many visitors prefer to book a taxi in advance.
Facilities: Airport facilities are very limited.

Port Harcourt International Airport (PHC)

Location: The airport is located 20 miles (32km) from downtown Port Harcourt.
Time: Local time is GMT +1
Getting to the city: There is no public transport into Port Harcourt, however taxis and rental cars are available.
Car rental: Avis car rental is available at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the airport.
Facilities: Airport facilities are limited, but there is a restaurant.
Parking: Short and long-term parking is available at the airport.