Abidjan International Airport (ABJ)
Location: The airport is located 10 miles (16km) south east of the
You can easily walk between the adjacent Domestic and
Bus: A bus service connects the airport with the city centre,
and although very inexpensive, it is best used by backpackers and
intrepid travellers due to safety concerns.
Taxis: Orange taxis which charge set fares are your best option;
the cost of a taxi to the city centre is around XOF 6,800, doubling
Major operators such as Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Budget have
car hire desks in the arrivals hall.
The safest taxis are the official metered orange taxis. Numerous
touts will try to offer you a deal but they are best avoided. Taxi
fare to the city center generally costs about US$15, and fares
double after midnight.
Money and communications: There is a bank with a currency
exchange service, and an ATM which works intermittently.
Luggage: Luggage storage is available. Airlines maintain
individual lost luggage enquiries desks. Porters are available to
assist with bags; a flat fee of XOF 500 is charged. Conference and
business: There are no conference facilities, although the local
Phone Shop offers email, internet and fax services. Other
facilities: Airport amenities include a VIP lounge, pharma
There is one main parking area at Abidjan International Airport,
located right outside the terminals. Parking fees range from XOF
500 per hour at the beginning to XOF 100 per hour the longer you
park, and there are monthly parking rates of XOF 15,000.
Departure Tax: There is a departure tax of XOF 3,000 if you're