Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport Guide (ABJ)

Airport info
Code: ABJ
Address:
BP 30 Abidjan 07, Ivory Coast
Location:

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

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +225
Telephone:
+225 2175 7900
Timezone: GMT ++00:00

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.

Transfer between terminals

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

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.

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.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi is available in the airport’s departure and arrival areas for up to 30 minutes of use. After the complimentary 30 minutes, passengers are charged for the service. Alternatively, patrons may access the business lounge for unlimited free Wi-Fi connectivity.

There is a post office just before check-in.

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.

Hotels

The on-site Radisson Blu Abidjan Airport offers luxury accommodations and meeting spaces steps away from the airport terminals. More hotel options are located in the close vicinity of the airport and in downtown Abidjan.


Onomo Abidjan Airport

+225 2121 2191.

A new hotel situated close to the airport, the Onomo Abidjan Airport has 118 rooms with balconies overlooking enclosed gardens. The hotel also offers meeting rooms and a business centre, along with a restaurant, bar and airport shuttle service.

Boulevard de l’Aéroport, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Hôtel Ibis Abidjan Marcory

+225 2175 6300.

At 7km (4.3 miles) from the airport, the 135-room Hôtel Ibis Abidjan Marcory is the closest of the international branded accommodation to the terminals. A free shuttle bus links to the airport, all rooms are air-conditioned and there is a bar and a swimming pool. The hotel offers free parking for guests.

Boulevard Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, 15 Abidjan, Ivory Coast
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