Benin Cotonou airport is a small but busy airport in continental Africa. Booking a Meet and Assist Service will make passing through it fast and easy. Benin Fast Track’s local greeters will help bypass the lines and ensure a quick arrival, a smooth departure, or a successful connection.
Africa Fast Track’s service in Benin adds a first class feel, usually reserved for VIPs or celebrities. The service may include regular or special immigration handling, an electric buggy kart, help with VOA and baggage, Before you book, our reservation team & system will help you book the exact service that you need.
On arrival Benin Fast Track’s English speaking greeters will meet you near the air bridge. They will assist you through any passport or visa control, and escort you to the baggage and customs area. They will help find your driver, or if you booked a connection, check in to your next flight.
On departure, they will contact your driver, will assist you through check-in and immigration, and will take you to your airline lounge or the boarding gate.
For connections, the greeter will meet you near the air bridge and will guide and escort you through the arrival, departure and transfer processes needed for your connection, right through to your airline lounge or the gate.
For more than 10 years our Airport Assistance and Booking Team has assisted thousands of travellers pass smoothly through busy airports. Before you book, Fast Track’s tools and expert staff will help you understand and choose the exact service you need at the lowest possible cost.
Fast Track services are available to any traveler, on any airline, and in any cabin class, and in all major airports around Asia, the Middle East & Africa.
Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport (IATA: COO) is located very close to Cotonou, the largest city in Benin and home to the country’s government and large organisations. This airport is small and it does receive flights internationally with airlines such as Air France, Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and others. It is possible to travel from here to other regional cities in Africa with airlines such as Air Senegal, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways. The facilities in this airport are limited but it does have 3 airport lounges that offer WIFI and food. Outside the airport there are taxis available but one should negotiate the price to the destination beforehand.
There are no hotels at the airport but there are some close by that offer shuttle buses to and from the airport. This airport is not an advanced airport as far as global standards are concerned and it’s flight arrival and departures operate mostly during daylight hours. We do offer our VIP Meet and Greet Services at this airport that will help to make your experience more pleasant.
The republic of Benin located in West Africa; borders Togo to the West and Nigeria to the East. The French speaking population totals around 11 million people. Agriculture is very important in this country with important exports including cotton and palm oil. This nation is the birthplace of ‘VODUN’ or what we commonly call ‘VOODOO’. Benin does have interesting things to do for the typical tourist including many flea markets such as Marche Dantokpa, it is common place to always try and negotiate the price for the products that you buy. Here, they are well known for using exotic ingredients in their cooking and in Benin this is evident with much of the food having an abundance of flavours. Meat in Benin is scarce and used lightly in food because of its availability and cost. Corn is very common and a very popular dish is Akassa: fermented corn dough served with a sauce and reportedly very tasty.
Porto Novo is the capital city of Benin and it is influenced by its colonial history with many buildings such as the Great Mosque (formerly a church) being influenced by Brazil. Afro Brasilian culture is celebrated in this city and it is evident everywhere including at the Musée da Silva (the Silva Musem). The journey from the airport takes around 45 minutes and the fares are cheap. The best transportation to use in this city is the zémidjan these are motorbikes that act as taxis that can carry 2 passengers and are very cheap.