Murtala Muhammed Airport

Murtala Muhammed Airport in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, was named after Murtala Ramat Mohammed, the former Nigerian military head of state. More than four million travelers pass through the airport each year. There is no Web site for the airport.

Getting into TownRoad: Taxis are the easiest and safest way to travel from the airport to the city. Choose one of the yellow taxis outside the terminal (upstairs, outside the departure lounge), check the driver’s ID, then tell him where you are -going and agree on a fee before setting off.

Car Parking

750 short-term parking spaces are available.

Airport Facilities

There are restaurants, bars, banks, bureau de change and a duty free shop in the international terminal, as well as a post office and medical facilities. Note: pickpockets and confidence tricksters, some posing as local immigration and other government officials, are common at Murtala Muhammed Airport. Security is not always satisfactory, so be vigilant.

Airport Disabled Facilities

Facilities for disabled travelers are limited. Please call the airport for further information

Airport Conference and Business Facilities

Conference and business facilities for up to 350 delegates are available at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel and Tower, Airport Road.