Lagos airport (LOS)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Lagos airport (LOS)

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, opened in 1947, is the busiest in Nigeria, serving most of the country. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. At present, it is one of the largest and most modern in the continent.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - International Terminal (MMA1) and Domestic Terminal (MMA2), open 24 hours a day and located within walking distance of each other.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.4 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +234 1493 3385. E-mail: Information desks available in the check-in area and the Departures Halls.


The airport is located in Ikeja, 22 km (14 miles) northwest from Lagos.

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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Official cabs are painted yellow and ranks are located outside the Arrivals and Departures areas. The journey to the city centre takes between 30 and 60 minutes. Agree on a fare with the driver before setting off.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters in Arrivals Hall E.

Hertz (Tel +234 803 326 5105 - 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Pure Logistics (Tel +234 803 690 1138)
Sixt (Tel +234 1295 2832 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Lagos airport (LOS)

There is a multi-storey car park for short stays, connected to the Domestic Terminal through a corridor.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities are basic, therefore it is advised to inform your airline about any special needs before travelling.

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Latest updates: July 17, 2019