Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP

Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport DIAP

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 Country: Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
ICAO: DIAP  IATA:  ABJ
Lead time for permit approval: 72 hours Latitude/longitude: 05°15’16,21”n

003°55’43,16”w

Elevation: 6m Runway length:  3,000 m
Timezone: UTC   Fire category:  8
Tower frequency: 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
Immigration
  • 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
Tourist Information
  • 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

For more information on Business Aviation Operations to the Ivory Coast, check out our blog:

Business Aviation Operations Côte d’Ivoire – Part 2

For support with your flight operations to Ivory Coast, contact UAS