FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Follow your flight in real time for any changes, including delays, postponements and cancellations, via this website or our Cotonou Aéroport mobile application.
Of course you can. Today, many airlines allow you to check in online via their website at least 24 hours before your flight. This option saves you time and allows you to choose your seat. Once at the airport, simply check in your hold baggage at the dedicated counter.
Each airline has a check-in deadline.
Passenger and baggage check-in generally begins three (3h) hours before scheduled take-off time for most airlines, and usually ends one hour (1h) or even one and a half hours (1h30mn) before scheduled take-off time.
We invite you to enquire when you buy your ticket.
You can take one piece of baggage per person in the cabin, with a recommended size (total of height + width + length) of 115 cm.
This authorized size and weight may vary from one company to another. To find out the limit, check with your company.
Only standard baggage is checked in. Bulky items must be sent by freight. For other special baggage such as bicycles, skis (etc.), please consult your airline.
Keep your travel documents with you.
Without these documents, you may be denied boarding and entry into your destination country.
Depending on the nature of your handicap or disability, special assistance is available at our airport. Depending on your needs, this assistance enables you to get around, check in your baggage and mobility equipment, get to the aircraft, board, settle in and leave the plane.
Travelling with your pet is possible, but conditions and requirements vary from airline to airline. Please contact your airline directly.
Beninese border crossing formalities are handled by the Republican Police.
The security check consists of inspecting and screening your cabin baggage, your travel documents and yourself.