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Kaduna Airport

Kaduna Airport

ICAO: DNKA

KAD is located in Nigeria
KAD
Location of Airport in Nigeria
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Owner/Operator Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
Serves Kaduna, Nigeria
Elevation AMSL 2,073 ft / 632 m
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: FAAN [1] and DAFIF [2][3]

Kaduna Airport (ICAO: DNKA) is an airport serving Kaduna, a city in the Kaduna State of Nigeria. The airport consists of a single terminal.

Kaduna also has an older airport located southeast of this newer airport.[4]

Contents

  • Airlines and destinations 1
  • Accidents and incidents 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Arik Air Lagos
Aero Contractors Lagos

Accidents and incidents

  • Nigeria Airways Flight 357 (1995) took place at the airport
  • On 20 August 2010, Chanchangi Airlines Flight 334, operated by Boeing 737-200 5N-BIF struck the localizer antenna and landed short of the runway. Several passengers were slightly injured and the aircraft was substantially damaged. Chanchangi Airlines again suspended operations following the accident.[5]

References

  1. ^ Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN): Kaduna Airport
  2. ^ Airport information for DNKA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for KAD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  4. ^ Old Kaduna Airport at World Aero Data. Source: DAFIF.
  5. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Chanchangi B732 at Kaduna on Aug 20th 2010, landed short of runway". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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