Diori Hamani International Airport

Diori Hamani International Airport (NIM)


The Diori Hamani International Airport is located in the southeastern suburbs of Niamey, along the Route Nationale 1, the major highway linking the city with the east of the country. The airport has a single terminal and three runways, which serve both the military and the public. There are regular direct flights to Paris and Istanbul from Diori Hamani International Airport, as well as to several African cities.


The airport is located in the southeastern suburbs of Niamey.

Getting to the city

There is no secure public transport to and from the airport, but taxis are available; travellers should be sure to use official taxis, identifiable by their yellow colour. Visitors are advised to arrange a pick up from their hotel if possible.


Local time is GMT +1


Tel: +227 73 25 17.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar and Crown Car Hire.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport 24 hours a day. The journey time from the airport to downtown is 10 minutes.


Airport facilities are limited but include some shopping (including duty free shops), a police station, internet access, a VIP room, ATMs and restaurants.


Airlines operating at the airport include ASKY Airlines, Air Algerie, Air Burkina, Ethiopian Airlines, Air France, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Westair Benin.


There is no wifi available, but several shops at the airport sell non-subscription SIM cards and 3G USB flash drives. These can be activated at the airport, to provide a fast and cost-effective internet connection on your device.

Diori Hamani International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.