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Here Are Frequently Asked Questions About Airport Access Gate Fees And Electronic Tags (E-tags) 



Airport Access Gate Charges : FAAN Begins Sale Of e-tags To Motorists - autojosh

Here are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the airport access gate fees and electronic tags (E-tags). 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has shared more insights about the presidential directive that mandates the use of electronic tags (e-tags) for accessing the nation’s Federal Airports.

FAAN had on Friday May 18th informed the motoring public that electronic tags (e-tags) are now available for sale at all the 24 Federal Airports across the country.

Below are answers to 9 Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about the newly introduced e-tags for accessing the nation’s Federal Airports.

1. What is an E-Tag and why do I need an E-Tag?

An e-tag, typically attached to the windshield of a vehicle, is a device that communicates wirelessly with access gate collection systems. It automatically deducts the access fee from a prepaid account or charging it to a registered payment method.

E-tags enables vehicles to pass through access gates without stopping. The technology helps reduce traffic congestion and speeds up the access fee collection process.

2. Who needs to pay the access gate fee?

Every motorist coming into the airport environment through the access gate.

3. How do I pay my access gate fees?

You can pay with cash or with your card, using the POS terminal at the access gate.

4. Do I need an E-tag at all airports in Nigeria?

No, an E-tag is only used in Lagos & Abuja Airports. Stickers are sold for access at other Airports.

5. Is the E-Tag compulsory for motorists going through the access gate?

No, you can pay per entry into the airport with cash or with your card, using the POS terminal at the access gate.

6. Is the E-Tag transferrable?

No, the E-tag is registered to a particular vehicle and must be stuck on the windshield of the vehicle (driver’s side) in order to gain access through the gate.

7. Would I be required to pay at the car park after purchasing an E-Tag?

Yes, the E-Tag gives you access into the airport but paying to park for a period at the Airport is charged differently. Only VIP tags are used for access into the VIP car park.

8. What is the validity of the E-tag?

It is valid for one (1) year.

9. How do I buy my E Tag?

E-tags can be purchased at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja HOD Commercial Office (General Aviation Terminal).

Contact: +234 803 463 3527, +234 813 756 1615

… and at Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos, HOD Commercial Office (5th Floor)

Contact: +234 803 371 3796, +234 802 354 6030

All lines are open everyday from Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.

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