Lagos MMA2 (LOS) Airport

Lagos MMA2 LOS Airport Overview

Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal LOS serves the Nigerian State of Lagos and its capital city.

The Airport is located in the city of Ikeja, 14 miles northwest of the city of Lagos, State of Lagos, and is Nigeria's largest airport, accessible from Lagos by a highway (driving time 30 minutes)..

With a yearly passenger count of 20 million and two long runways, Murtala Muhammed International Airport is hub for Air Nigeria & Arik Air, and is served by many international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

The passenger service charge is about  N2,500.

- The on-Airport Courtney Hotel opposite the Airport is presently under construction.
- The Sheraton Lagos Hotel, 4km or 2.5 miles from the Airport, offers conference & business facilities for up to 350 persons  (tel: (01) 280 0100; its site at opens an external website in a new tab.

Murtala Muhammed Airport has two passenger terminals in close proximity - operated by different entities: 

- The MMA1 terminal is operated by the Government (see:
- The MMA2* terminal is operated by private enterprise 'Bi-Courtney' (see:

NOTE: 'The Boss Newspaper' offered a very detailed report about both terminals offering the reader a very sobering review of the MMA1 terminal. Passengers who need to use this terminal should bear in mind that there is no air conditioning inside, security checks are done over and over at different stages of the terminal (give yourself plenty of time), facilities deteriorating, elevators/elevators mostly not working, baggage trolley fee must be paid in cash, carousels & conveyor belts falling apart, etc.
However, its MMA2 presentation is in stark contrast to MMA1which expressed praise.

of pickpockets and those posing as officials!  If you drive, make sure your tank is full and be alert when in a traffic jam (have your valuables on your person and the rest in the trunk or on the floor where it can’t be seen from outside. Keep doors and windows locked & don’t drive at dark.

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