Abidjan Airport: history and facts

Abidjan Airport: history and facts

1. Abidjan International Airport is located in the largest city of the West African state of Ivory Coast, which was a colony of France until 1960.

2. The airport was looted and damaged twice during the Franco-Ivorian clashes in 2004 and 2011.

3. In 2016, the Radisson Blu Hotel was opened on the territory of Abidjan Airport.

4. The air harbor is named after Felix Houphouet-Boigny, the first President of Côte d'Ivoire.

5. Abidjan Airport is the hub of the national carrier Air Côte d'Ivoire, which operates flights to Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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