Lagos Airport Guide
- Full name: Murtala Muhammed International Airport
- Location: The airport is located 13 miles (22km) northwest of Lagos.
- Time: Local time is GMT +1
Tel: +234 (0)1 493 3385.
- Transfer to the City:
Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to travel to and from the airport.
- Car rental:
Car rental companies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport include Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Sixt. Note that driving oneself around Nigeria is strongly cautioned against, as the roads can be confusing and chaotic, and there is a risk of car-jacking.
Airport facilities include ATMs and currency exchange, Executive and VIP lounges, a meet and greet lounge, prayer rooms, disabled facilities, and a tourist information desk in the arrival hall. Shopping is limited to a few retail stores selling electronics, mobile accessories, jewellery and health care products. International and African foods are served by vendors in the airport's food court.
Parking spaces are available.
- Departure tax: The airport levies an International Passenger Charge of $25.00 or its equivalent in Naira, and a Domestic Passenger Service Charge of NGN 350.