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Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport

Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport (COO)


International flights to Benin most commonly land at Cotonou Airport, from where tourists can connect to cities like Paris, Amsterdam and Johannesburg, as well as a variety of cities in West Africa.

There have been a number of scams and reports of corruption at the airport.


The airport is located three miles (5km) west of Cotonou.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport servicing the airport, although taxis are available. Some hotels may arrange shuttle transfers for guests with advance booking.


GMT +1

Car rental

There are car rental options available at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Private taxis are available to transport passengers from the airport to the city centre.


The terminal has limited facilities.


Parking is available at the airport.


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