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Abuja Airport

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)


The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Abuja.

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.


Local time is GMT +1

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.

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.


Airport facilities include a cafe, ATMs, free WiFi, and lounges.



Airlines from this airport include, Aero, Air France, Arik Air, British Airwards, Emirates, Lufthansa, Overland Airways, and Turkish Airlines.

Abuja Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.