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Comprehensive List Of All The Airports In Nigeria

Nwogbunyama Emeka

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Airports in Nigeria

Airports in Nigeria

An airport is a place where aircraft land and take off. It often consists of a runway, control towers, hangars and terminals.

The importance of airports in  a nation can never be overemphasized; be it an international airport or a local one. There are several airports spread across Nigeria; and they can be categorized under international airport, domestic airport or military airport.

At some points, you must have wondered how many airports we have in Nigeria and their various locations. This write-up will show you the comprehensive list of all the airports in Nigeria.





INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

According to wikipedia, an international airport is an airport with customs and border control facilities enabling passengers to travel between countries. These international airports are often bigger than the domestic airports and they have larger runway to accommodate heavier aircraft used for international travels.

Below are the International Airports located in various states in the federation.

  • City Served: Lagos
    State Served: Lagos
    ICAO: DNMM
    IATA: LOS
    Airport Name: Murtala Muhammed International Airport

 

  • City Served: Abuja
    State Served: Federal Capital Territory
    ICAO: DNAA
    IATA: ABV
    Airport Name: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

 

  • City Served: Port Harcourt
    State Served: Rivers
    ICAO: DNPO
    IATA: PHC
    Airport Name: Port Harcourt International Airport

 

 

  • City Served: Kaduna
    State Served: Kaduna
    ICAO: DNKA
    IATA: KAD
    Airport Name: Kaduna International Airport

 

  • City Served: Kano
    State Served: Kano
    ICAO: DNKN
    IATA: KAN
    Airport Name: Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

 





 

DOMESTIC AIRPORTS

Domestic airports handle only domestic flights – flights within the country. In domestic airports, there are no Immigration and Customs facilities, hence, can’t handle flights from other countries.

Below are the domestic airports located in various states in the federation

  • City Served: Asaba
    State Served: Delta
    ICAO: DNAS
    IATA: ABB
    Airport Name: Asaba International Airport

 

  • City Served: Ilorin
    State Served: Kwara
    ICAO: DNIL
    IATA: ILR
    Airport Name: Ilorin International Airport

 

  • City Served: Bauchi
    State Served: Bauchi
    ICAO: DNBC
    IATA: BCU
    Airport Name: Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport

 

  • City Served: Sokoto
    State Served: Sokoto
    ICAO: DNSO
    IATA: SKO
    Airport Name: Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport

 

  • City Served: Yenagoa
    State Served: Bayelsa
    ICAO:
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Bayelsa International Airport

 

  • City Served: Benin
    State Served: Edo
    ICAO: DNBE
    IATA: BNI
    Airport Name: Benin Airport
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  • City Served: Calabar
    State Served: Cross River
    ICAO: DNCA
    IATA: CBQ
    Airport Name: Magaret Ekpo International Airport

 

  • City Served: Uyo
    State Served: Akwa Ibom
    ICAO: DNAI
    IATA: QUO
    Airport Name: Akwa Ibom International Airport

 

  • City Served: Ibadan
    State Served: Oyo
    ICAO: DNIB
    IATA: IBA
    Airport Name: Ibadan Airport

 

  • City Served: Jos
    State Served: Plateau
    ICAO: DNJO
    IATA: JOS
    Airport Name: Yakubu Gowon Airport

 

  • City Served: Maiduguri
    State Served:Borno
    ICAO: DNMA
    IATA: MIU
    Airport Name: Maiduguri International Airport

 

  • City Served: Owerri
    State Served: Imo
    ICAO: DNIM
    IATA: QOW
    Airport Name: Sam Mbakwe Airport

 

  • City Served: Yola
    State Served: Adamawa
    ICAO: DNYO
    IATA: YOL
    Airport Name: Yola Airport

 

  • City Served: Akure
    State Served: Ondo
    ICAO: DNAK
    IATA: AKR
    Airport Name: Akure Airport

 

  • City Served: Bauchi
    State Served: Bauchi
    ICAO: DNBA
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Bauchi Airport

 

  • City Served: Birnin Kebbi
    State Served: Kebbi
    ICAO: DNBK
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Kebbi International Airport

 

  • City Served: Dutse
    State Served: Jigawa
    ICAO: DNDS
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Dutse International Airport

 

  • City Served: Jalingo
    State Served: Taraba
    ICAO: DNJA
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Jalingo Airport

 

  • City Served: Katsina
    State Served: Katsina
    ICAO: DNKT
    IATA: DKA
    Airport Name: Katsina Airport

 

  • City Served: Makurdi
    State Served: Benue
    ICAO: DNMK
    IATA: MDI
    Airport Name: Makurdi Airport

 

  • City Served: Minna
    State Served: Niger
    ICAO: DNMN
    IATA: MXJ
    Airport Name: Minna Airport

 

  • City Served: Warri
    State Served: Delta
    ICAO: DNSU
    IATA: QRW
    Airport Name: Warri  Airport

 

  • City Served: Zaria
    State Served: Kaduna
    ICAO: DNZA
    IATA: ZAR
    Airport Name: Zaria Airport

 

MILITARY AIRPORTS

A military base is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel, and facilitates training and operations.

Below are the domestic airports located in various states in the federation

  • City Served: Katsina
    State Served: Katsina
    ICAO: DN57
    IATA:
    Airport Name: Katsina Air Force Base

 

  • City Served: Makurdi
    State Served: Benue
    ICAO: DNMK
    IATA: MDI
    Airport Name: Makurdi Air Force Base

 

  • City Served: Port Harcourt
    State Served: Rivers
    ICAO:
    IATA: PHG
    Airport Name: Port Harcourt NAF Base

 





Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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