Latest Updates On Lagos International Airport
IATA Airport Code: LOS
ICAO Airport Code: DNMM
|Public||Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)|
Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria
|06°34′38″N, 3°19′16″E||41 m / 135 ft|
Murtala Muhammed International Airport is an international airport serving Ikeja, Lekki and Lagos city in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is located in Ikeja, Lagos State. Formerly known as Lagos International Airport, it was renamed in 1970 after a former military ruler of Nigeria, Murtala Muhammed. It was built between 1935 and 1945, during the second world war.
The construction of the new international terminal at the airport led to an increase in passenger traffic. In 2012, the airport recorded a passenger traffic of 5,644,572 passengers, however the numbers rose to 7,261,178 in 2013 and dropped to 7,164,169 in 2015.
Flight booking has never been easier! If you can’t get to the airport, you can also check-in online. To do this, visit any airline check-in site and follow each step cautiously. Do not forget to fill in the right details to avoid any drawbacks.
However, if you have special needs, it is best that you check-in at the airport counter. These could be needs such as excess baggage, pets or documents that need to be verified. You should also note that not all airlines offer online check-in services.
Lagos International Airport has only two runways. Both runways are made with asphalt to enhance shear resistance, and prevent wear and tear of aircraft tires. Also, the runways are lighted.
|Direction||18 R / 36 L||36 R / 18 L|
|Length||3900 m / 12794 ft||2743 m / 8999 ft|
Murtala Muhammed International Airport is a hub for several local and international airlines. It serves primarily as a base for Arik Air, the largest airline in Nigeria. Other airlines which operate at the airport are Ibom Air, Africa World Airlines, British Airways, EgyptAir, Kenya Airlines, Emirates, Air Côte d’Ivoire, Aero Contractors, Air Peace, ASKY Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Ethiopian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways and Rwandair.
Murtala Muhammed International Airport has an international terminal and a domestic terminal. The international terminal handles flights to countries in Europe, The United Arab Emirates, The Middle East and Africa.
AIRLINE AND DESTINATION
The most popular routes from Lagos International Airport are Lagos, Abuja, London–Heathrow and Port Harcourt.
|Air Peace||Abuja, Akure, Asaba, Benin City, Calabar, Enugu, Freetown, Ibadan, Kebbi,  Owerri, Port Harcourt–NAF, Port Harcourt–Omagwa, Sharjah, Uyo, Montego Bay, Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo|
|Middle East Airlines||Abidjan, Beirut|
|Africa World Airlines||Accra|
|Air Côte d’Ivoire||Abidjan|
|Air France||Paris–Charles de Gaulle|
|Aero Contractors||Abuja, Asaba, Benin City, Calabar, Enugu, Kano, Owerri, Port Harcourt–Omagwa, Uyo|
|Arik Air||Abuja, Asaba, Benin City, Calabar, Enugu, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Owerri, Port Harcourt–NAF, Port Harcourt–Omagwa, Uyo, Warri|
|Azman Air||Abuja, Kano|
|Kenya Airways||Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta|
|Delta Air Lines||Atlanta, New York–JFK|
|Ethiopian Airlines||Addis Ababa|
|Etihad Airways||Abu Dhabi|
|Royal Air Maroc||Casablanca|
|TAAG Angola Airlines||Luanda|
|Air France Cargo||N’Djamena, Paris–Charles de Gaulle|
|DHL Aviation||Accra, Bamao, Brussels, Cotonou, Malabo|
|Emirates SkyCargo||Dubai–Al Maktoum|
|Ethiopian Airlines Cargo||Accra, Addis Ababa, Kigali, Liège, London–Heathrow, Miami, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo|
|Lufthansa Cargo||Frankfurt, Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo|
|Qatar Airways Cargo||Doha|
|Saudia Cargo||Dubai–Al Maktoum, Jeddah, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta, Riyadh, Sharjah|
|Turkish Airlines Cargo||Dubai–Al Maktoum, Istanbul–Atatürk|