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List of airports in Nigeria

Map of Nigeria

This is a list of airports in Nigeria, grouped by type and sorted by location.

Nigeria has 26 airports operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), five of which are functional international airports. It also has a state owned airport located in Akwa Ibom State. In addition, there are airstrips or airfields scattered around the country, built mainly by the Nigerian Air Force and multinational oil companies.


  • Airports 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
    • Footnotes 3.1


Airport names shown in bold have scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.

City served State ICAO IATA Airport name
International airports [1]
Abuja FCT DNAA ABV Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport [24]
Enugu Enugu DNEN ENU Akanu Ibiam International Airport (Enugu Airport) [25]
Kano Kano DNKN KAN Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport [26]
Lagos / Ikeja Lagos DNMM LOS Murtala Muhammed International Airport [27]
Port Harcourt Rivers DNPO PHC Port Harcourt International Airport [28]
Major domestic airports [2]
Bauchi Bauchi pending pending Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
Calabar Cross River DNCA CBQ Margaret Ekpo International Airport (Calabar Airport) [29]
Jos Plateau DNJO JOS Yakubu Gowon Airport (Jos Airport) [30]
Kaduna Kaduna DNKA KAD Kaduna Airport [31]
Maiduguri Borno DNMA MIU Maiduguri International Airport (Maiduguri Airport) [32]
Sokoto Sokoto DNSO SKO Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport [33]
Yola Adamawa DNYO YOL Yola Airport [34]
Other domestic airports [3]
Asaba Delta DNAS ABB Asaba International Airport [35]
Akure Ondo DNAK AKR Akure Airport [36]
Bauchi Bauchi DNBA BCU Bauchi Airport [37]
Benin Edo DNBE BNI Benin Airport [38]
Birnin Kebbi Kebbi pending pending Kebbi International Airport
Gombe Gombe DNGO GMO Gombe Lawanti International Airport
Ibadan Oyo DNIB IBA Ibadan Airport [39]
Ilorin Kwara DNIL ILR Ilorin Airport [40]
Jalingo Taraba pending pending Jalingo Airport
Katsina Katsina DNKT DKA Katsina Airport [41]
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Airport [42]
Minna Niger DNMN MXJ Minna Airport [43]
Owerri Imo DNIM QOW Sam Mbakwe Airport [44]
Warri Delta DNSU QRW Warri Airport [45]
Zaria Kaduna DNZA ZAR Zaria Airport [46]
Other airports not owned/managed by FAAN
Uyo Akwa Ibom DNAI QUO Akwa Ibom Airport (Uyo Airport)
Ajaokuta Kogi Ajaokuta Airstrip
Azare Bauchi Azare Airstrip
Bacita Kwara Bacita Airstrip
Bajoga Gombe DN54 Bajoga Northeast Airport
Bebi Cross River Bebi Airstrip
Bida Niger DNBI Bida Airstrip
Eket Akwa Ibom DNEK Eket Airstrip
Escravos Delta Escravos Airstrip
Gusau Zamfara DNGU QUS Gusau Airstrip
Nguru Yobe Nguru Airstrip
Potiskum Yobe Potiskum Airstrip
Shiroro Niger Shiroro Airstrip
Tuga Kebbi Tuga Airstrip
Military airports
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Air Force Base
Port Harcourt Rivers PHG Port Harcourt NAF Base

See also


Nigerian government
  • Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN): List of airports owned and managed by FAAN
  • Federal Ministry of Aviation, Nigeria
  • Nigerian Airspace Management Agency
  • Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" (PDF).  
  • "UN Location Codes: Nigeria". - includes IATA codes  
  • Airports in Nigeria. World Aero Data.
  • Airports in Nigeria. Great Circle Mapper.
  • Airports in Nigeria. The Airport Guide.


  1. ^ "International Airports". Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Retrieved 23 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Major domestic airports". Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Retrieved 23 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Other domestic airports". Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Retrieved 23 April 2010. 

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