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Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

Full Airport Name

Lagos Murtala Muhammed All-embracing Airport


Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos

Airport Code


Country Code

+ 234


(01) 480 5580


(01) 497 8079





Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 1


The airport is amid 22 km (14 miles) arctic west of Lagos.

Driving Directions

A artery links Murtala Muhammed Airport with the burghal centre. The adventure takes 30-60 account depending on the traffic.

Car Parking

750 short-stay car spaces are available.

Car Hire

Avis (tel: 01 497 4420) and Hertz (tel: 01 320 5016) both accept desks in the terminal. It is accessible to appoint a car from best of the big all-embracing hotels too. Please agenda that ammunition shortages generally action in Nigeria, so ensure you accept abundant petrol to complete your journey. Anchorage are in poor condition. Be acute back travelling on above roads, as robberies can, and do, happen. Avoid biking alfresco cities afterwards dark. Be acute back active in cartage jams ('go slows'): accumulate admired out of sights, and accumulate doors and windows locked.

Public Transport

Taxis are the easiest and safest way to biking from the airport to the city. Choose one of the chicken taxis alfresco the terminal (upstairs, alfresco the abandonment lounge), analysis the driver's ID, again acquaint him area you are activity and accede on a fee afore ambience off.

Information and Help Desks

Tourist information, including auberge reservation, is accessible at the chump account board in the accession hall.

Airport Facilities

There are restaurants, bars, banks, agency de change and a assignment chargeless boutique in the all-embracing terminal, as able-bodied as a column appointment and medical facilities. NOTE: pickpockets and aplomb trickster, some assuming as bounded clearing and added government officials, are accepted at Murtala Muhammed Airport. Security is not consistently satisfactory, so be vigilant.

Conference and Business Facilities

Conference and business accessories for up to 350 assembly are accessible at the Sheraton Lagos Auberge and Tower, Airport Road, Ikeja, 4 km from the airport (tel: 01 497 8660; ).

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Facilities for disabled travellers are limited. Please alarm the airport for added information.


Hotels abreast Murtala Muhammed Airport accommodate Lagos Airport Hotel, 111 Obafemi Awlowo Road (tel: 01 901 0005 or 01 901 04050) and the Sheraton Lagos Auberge and Tower, Airport Road, Ikeja (tel: 01 497 8660; ).