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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Luanda 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!

Staff from police to immigration officials are rude, you are made to feel like a criminal
- SiboK

Airport Overview

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 Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.

What to Expect

  • Dark, dingy and overcrowded single-terminal international airport with filthy facilities and very limited shopping and dining options
  • Baggage searches conducted manually at security checkpoints
  • Rude staff and some reports of extortion
  • Lack of seating in the waiting area.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Don't carry any local currency when you leave, as staff will check your wallet at the gate and may steal this from you.
  • Travel with your Yellow Fever certificate ready.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

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

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Luanda 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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Luanda Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport. Unfortunately, if you are looking for something cheap you are in the wrong city. Here are a few of the hotel options:

  • Soleme Guest House - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available for $35 USD each way. Reservation required with 24 hours notice. » Check Rates
  • Rouxinol Boutique Hotel - (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Alvalade - (6 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Luanda Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Luanda Airport inside the lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

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

  • Banking Service - Yes
  • Currency Exchange - Currency exchange and Western Union is available at the airport.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty-free shopping is available.
  • Food & Drinks - A restaurant and bar are available.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - A medical centre is available on-site.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Post Office - Yes
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours (unconfirmed).

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As of March 2018, Luanda airport is served by the following airlines: Lufthansa • TAP Portugal • Air Canada • KLM • Ethiopian Airlines • Emirates • Air France • Brussels Airlines • British Airways • Royal Air Maroc • South African Airlines • Mozambique Airlines • Iberia • Kenya Airways.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport offers both local and private bus service. At the time of this January 2018 update, no further information is available.

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Last Updated: 27 April 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .