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Abidjan International Airport

Felix Houphouet Boigny International (ABJ)


Located 14 miles (22km) east of Abidjan, Abidjan International Airport is the primary airport for flights to the Ivory Coast. Also known as Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport or Port Bouet Airport, the facility processes millions of passengers every year.

The main terminal building is pleasant and efficient, with basic amenities including a few shops and restaurants.


The airport is located 14 miles (22km) southeast of the city centre.

Getting to the city

SOTRA Bus line 6 operates between the airport and central Abidjan. The journey takes about 25 minutes. Orange taxis that charge negotiable fares are available; passengers should negotiate with the driver before getting in the vehicle. Travellers should note that taxi fares often double after dark. Rental cars and mobile app taxi services are also available.




Tel: +225 2175 7901/2.

Car rental

Car hire companies, including Hertz, are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

The safest taxis are the official orange taxis, although even these are often not metered. Numerous touts will try to offer travellers a deal but they are best avoided. Mobile app taxi services are also available.

Transfer between terminals

You can easily walk between the adjacent Domestic and International Terminals.


There is a bank with a currency exchange service, an ATM, a VIP Lounge, a pharmacy, shops, a bar and a cafeteria. There is a tourist desk in the main arrivals hall.


There is one main parking area at Abidjan International Airport, with two parking lots available, located right outside the terminals.



Flights to Abidjan International Airport are available on Air France, Turkish Airlines, South African Airways, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Air Burkina, and Afriqiyah Airways to name a few.


Wifi is available in the VIP Lounge and the Departure Lounge.

Business Lounges

There is a VIP lounge available for first class and business class passengers, depending on the airline. Passengers can also pay a once off fee to gain access. The lounge offers free wifi, computer access, snacks and refreshments.

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