Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

General information

Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport is the second busiest airport in Nigeria and one of the busiest airports in Africa. The airport is named after Nigeria’s first president Nnamdi Azikiwe. Between Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport and Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport there are about 15 flights a day.


Where is Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport situated?

The airport is located west of Abuja. The airport can be reached from Abuja by following Umara Musa Yar’Adua Road (Airport Road).

How many terminals has Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport?

The airport has two terminals, an International Terminal and a Domestic Terminal.

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The distance from Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport to the centre of Abuja is 41 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Abuja.

From ABV Airport to Abuja City centre by Car
41 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Abuja is about NGN 6000.-. Book your taxi at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ABV Airport to Abuja City centre by Taxi
41 km
45 min
NGN 6000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Arik Air (W3)
  • Dana Air (9J)


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Peace Media Hotels, Abuja

Located in Abuja, 42 km from Big Church, Peace Media Hotels features a shared lounge and bar. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant.


Best Budget Hotel, Abuja

Set in Abuja, Best Budget Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Providing a fitness centre, the property is located within 23 km of Big Church. Cameroon Embassy is 24 km away.


Vulcan Suites, Gidan Nbora

Vulcan Suites is situated in Gidan Nbora. The property features river views.

Hotels in Abuja

Looking for the best hotels in Abuja? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Abuja

Offering an outdoor pool and views of the mountains, Transcorp Hilton Abuja is set in Abuja. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.


Statement Hotel, Abuja

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant, Statement Hotel is situated in Abuja. The property is set 1.4 km from Cameroon Embassy. Free WiFi is available and Big Church is 2.9 km away.


Best Premier Hotel Wuse 2, Abuja

Featuring free WiFi and a spa centre, Best Premier Hotel Wuse 2 offers accommodation in Abuja. The hotel has a barbecue and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site.


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