Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP


Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP

Adama Sanoga | - 08/01/2018

Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP: Located approximately 16km outside Abidjan, the commercial capital of Côte d’Ivoire, Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP is the country’s busiest airport. Here’s what operators need to know about this Ivory coast airport. 

Cities: Abidjan 国家: Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
国际 民航 组织: DIAP  国际航空运输协会(IATA):  ABJ
Lead time for permit approval: 72 hours Latitude/longitude: 05°15’16,21”n


海拔: 6m Runway length:  3,000 m
时区: 世界协调时   防火类别:  8
塔频率: 118.1 Opening hours: 24/7 
Fuel types: Jet A1 Alternative airports: DIYO / DGAA
Airport background 

Located in Abidjan’s district of Port-Bouët, Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport was initially built in the 1970s. Extension and renovation work undertaken in 2000 made it one of the most modern airports in West Africa as well as a strategic travel hub. Today, the airport has the capacity to handle up to 2 million passengers a year and all types of aircraft, including Airbus A380.

Operational Information 
  • Slots are required
  • Parking is available
  • Peak times are between 1700Z to 2330Z
  • Passengers can obtain a visa by applying online via www.snedai.com 72 hours prior to their journey
  • No visa required for crew members but a passport, GENDEC, and crew ID are required
  • Yellow vaccination card is required
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • The Plateau
  • Banco National Park
  • Jardin Botanique de Bingerville

For more information on this airport and to visit the official website, click here

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