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Abidjan Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Abidjan Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Though this airport terminal is a brand new and sparkling facility, the petty power freaks here manage to completely ruin the place. - unknown

Airport Overview

abidjan airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Port Bouet Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A modern international airport with clean facilities and pleasant staff. There is a nice array of restaurants, shops and airport amenities.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The only two benches in the airport can be found near the baggage wrapping machine.
  • In addition to the lack of comfortable benches to sleep on, overnight stays are strongly discouraged. Expect to be asked by airport security to leave the premises at night. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Abidjan Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Abidjan Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • VIP Lounge - Location: Airside. Hours: open 24 hours.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Abidjan Airport in the VIP Lounge and Departure Lounge.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Abidjan Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Onomo Hotel Abidjan - Located 500m from the airport. Free airport shuttle service available upon request, daily from 8:00AM to 6:00PM.
  • Freeman Hotel - (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available.

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Abidjan Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes, available landside and airside.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Children's Play Areas - not available
  • Currency Exchange - Atlantic Bank and Savings Bank offer currency exchange and full-service banking in the Public Hall. Money transfers are available through Western Union, also in the Public Hall.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Dufry offers duty-free shopping airside in the boarding area and Arrivals Hall. A book store is available in the Public Hall.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. Food options include: Akwabar (landside) • Burger King (landside) • Air Lounge Cafe (airside)
  • Information Desk - not available
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
  • Medical Services - Urgent and emergency medical care is available in the Public Hall.
  • Pharmacy - Pharmacy Akwaba is located landside in the Public Hall, while Akwa Plus Pharmacy is located airside in the boarding area.
  • Post Office - Location: Public Hall, landside. Hours: 7:30AM - 4:30PM (Mon-Fri) and 12:00PM - 7:00PM (Sat & Sun).
  • Showers - not available

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Factor Express, Hertz, Notice, Road Star, and Selv.

Shuttle Buses

Visit the airport’s information desk for more info.


Metered taxis are available 24 hours a day in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 11 December 2016

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you during your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at

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