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About Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl. Airport

Abuja International Airport, which was started to be built in 2000 in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, one of the largest countries of the African continent, was opened in 2002. In 2006, the management of the airport was turned over to Abuja Gateway Consortium, which was created with the support of public and private initiatives, in order to make the airport one of the most important airports of the African continent and the world. As a result of the expansion works that were initiated at the airport in 2006 and lasted for five years, hotel, car parking area, shopping center and storage areas were added to the airport facilities. Abuja International Airport, which hosts regular flights to African metropolitan cities and European capitals, was closed for a short time in 2017 and was reopened after its runway was renewed. The current annual passenger average of the airport, which increases the number of passengers every year, is over four and a half million.

Getting to the City Center from Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl. Airport

Abuja Airport is located 20 kilometers west of the city center. Today, transfer from Abuja Airport, where many domestic and foreign tourists are visiting, to the city center is provided by public transportation such as bus or taxi motorcycle and taxis. There is a small car park, offices of car rental companies, a café with local flavors, a rest room and boutique shops at the airport.

Taxi Motorcycle

Taxi motorcycles, with a capacity of three people, provide transportation from the airport to the city center. The fares of taxi motorcycles, which are frequently used by visitors without excess luggage, is quite reasonable. You can easily get to the city center with taxi motorcycles that you can find right at the airport exit.

Bus

From Abuja Airport you can reach the city center in 35 to 40 minutes by bus. Buses are frequently used by passengers visiting the city of Abuja. One of the reasons for this is that the bus ticket prices are reasonable and they depart every 20 minutes. You can use these transportation means with daily or monthly tickets. You should be sure that you have taken the bus in the direction of your destination. Time schedules of buses are shown on the signs at the bus stops.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels offer a shuttle service for transfer from the airport to the city center. To make use of this service, you must contact the hotel authorities in advance and make a reservation.

Car Rental

You can rent a car from the car rental offices located at the airport and get to Abuja city center without losing time. You can book from a car company or ask for help from your hotel before you travel. Those who do not want to lose time with other means of transportation can easily reach the city center by renting a car.

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2017
Getting to Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl. Airport from the City Center

There are several alternatives that provide transportation between the Abuja city center and the airport. You can reach Abuja Airport from the city center by choosing one of the transportation options such as taxi, taxi motorcycle, bus and rental car.

Hotel Shuttle

Many hotels offer shuttle service during the airport transfer phase. To make use of this possibility, you must contact the hotel authorities in advance and make a reservation. There are many hotels in Abuja city center that provide transfers between the hotel and the airport.

Taxi Motorcycle

Taxi motorcycles, with a capacity of three people, provide access to the airport from the city center. The fare of these vehicles, frequently preferred by passengers who do not have excess luggage, is quite reasonable.

Bus

Buses from the city center reaching the airport in 35 - 40 minutes are frequently used by passengers visiting the city of Abuja. One of the reasons for this is that the bus ticket prices are reasonable and they depart every 20 minutes. You can use these transportation means with daily or monthly tickets. You should be sure that you have taken the bus going in the direction of your destination. Time schedules of buses are shown at the signs at the bus stops.

Car Rental

There are well-known companies in the city center from where you can rent a car. You can rent a car at more reasonable prices in Abuja city center compared to other cities. You can book from a car company or ask for help from your hotel before your travel. Those who do not want to lose time with other means of transportation can easily access the airport from the city center by renting a car.

Airport Information

Located 20 kilometers west of Abuja city center, the airport is welcoming many local and foreign visitors. Abuja Airport is accessible from the city center by taxi, bus, rental car or taxi motorcycle. There is a small car park, the offices of car rental companies, a café serving local flavors, a rest room and boutique shops at the airport. The airport serves to meet the safety, comfort and similar needs of the passengers in the best possible conditions.

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2017

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