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Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ)

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Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ)
AddressBP 30 Abidjan 07, Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
Telephone2175 7901
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT
LocationThe Abidjan Felix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport is located 16km (10 miles) southeast of Abidjan.
Airport codeABJ
Country dialling code225
Airport newsWork on a new charter terminal has commenced.
Transfer between terminalsThe two terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.
Driving directionsFrom Abidjan, take the A100 and follow signs for the Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport.
Car rentalCar hire companies located at the Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz. Car hire offices are situated outside the international termina.
Public transport and taxisBus: Bus 6, run by SOTRA (tel: 2175 7100; www.sotra.ci) operates between Abidjan Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport and central Abidjan, the fare is XOF 250 and the journey takes around 25 minutes. However, the bus is considered by many to be an unsafe option and best avoided.

Taxi: travellers are advised to choose orange taxis with an official fare display. The journey time into the city is 20 to 30 minutes, and daytime fares start from around XOF 1,500.
Car parkingThere are two car parks at Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. These are located directly outside the terminals.
Information and help desksA local tourism information desk is located in the main hall (tel: 2020 6528).
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there is a post office at the airport, as well as a bank (tel: 2158 6090) offering currency exchange service. The Phone Shop hires mobile phone and sells public phone cards. Fax and email services are also available, as is internet connection. There is an ATM in the terminal, but it is currently out of service.
Eating and drinking:
there is a bar and a brasserie before security, as well as a restaurant serving international and local cuisine in the duty-free centre.
Shopping: several shops, including a chemist and a duty-free centre.
Luggage: left luggage is available and porters are on hand to help.
Other facilities: a hotel booking service is available.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no business or conference facilities at Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. There is, however, a VIP lounge. Conference and meetings facilities can be found at the larger hotels in the city centre. Fax and email services are available from the on-site Phone Shop.
Disabled facilitiesWheelchairs are available on request. Travellers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to departure.
Airport hotelsThere are currently no on-site hotels at the Abidjan Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport; however a number of international chains are represented in the city centre. Several of these hotels offer shuttle services to and from the airport.

Hôtel Palm Beach
The 60-room Hôtel Palm Beach is located between Abidjan city and Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport.
Tel: 2127 4216

Hôtel de la Plage
Hôtel de la Plage is one of the closest hotels to Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport.
Tel: 2127 5303

Hôtel Ibis Abidjan Marcory
The 135-room Hôtel Ibis Abidjan Marcory is located 7km (4.3 miles) from Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport and is linked via a free shuttle bus service. All rooms are air-conditioned and there is a bar with a terrace, as well as a swimming pool. The hotel offers free parking for guests.
Boulevard Valéry Giscard d'Estaing,
15 BP 594 15 Abidjan,
Ivory Coast
Tel: 2175 6300
Web: www.ibishotel.com

Hôtel Hamanieh
Hôtel Hamanieh is located in the Marcony district of Abidjan, near to Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport.
Boulevard de Lorraine, Abidjan
Ivory Coast
Tel: 2126 0000
Full airport nameAbidjan International Airport (Felix Houphouet-Boigny)
CountryIvory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
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