Key facts about our hub airports (Lagos Murtala and Abuja Nnamdi) : their location, facilities and how to access them by private or public transport.
Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)
Time: GMT + 1.
The airport is situated in the suburb of Ikeja, 22km (14 miles) northwest of Lagos. Arik Air flights are operated from both the Domestic and International Airport
By car: A highway links Murtala Muhammed Airport with the city centre through Murtala Mohammed Way or Western Avenue. The journey takes 30-60 minutes depending on the traffic.
By taxi: The easiest and safest way to reach the city centre is to take Yellow Cab taxis outside the terminal. It usually costs about 6000 NGN, but it's recommended that the fare is agreed on before setting off.
Facilities: The airport facilities include a restaurant, bank, cafe, shops and a post office. Duty-Free shops are available in the International Terminal.
Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)
Time: GMT + 1.
The airport is situated 40 km west of city centre. Arik Air flights are operated from both Domestic and International Airport
By car: Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport is linked with city centre by the Abuja-Lokoja highway.
By taxi: It usually cost about 3500 NGN, and the journey takes 60 minutes depending on the traffic.
By shuttle bus: A shuttle bus runs between the airport and Labour House in Central District every hour. Ticket costs 800 NGN one way.
Facilities: Shops, a cafe and currency exchange office are located in the terminal.