List of airports in Nigeria

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

Nigeria has 25 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.


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

City servedStateICAOIATAAirport name
International airports [1]
AbujaFCTDNAAABVNnamdi Azikiwe International Airport [1]
EnuguEnuguDNENENUAkanu Ibiam International Airport (Enugu Airport) [2]
KanoKanoDNKNKANMallam Aminu Kano International Airport [3]
Lagos / IkejaLagosDNMMLOSMurtala Muhammed International Airport [4]
Port HarcourtRiversDNPOPHCPort Harcourt International Airport [5]
Major domestic airports [2]
BauchiBauchipendingpendingSir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
CalabarCross RiverDNCACBQMargaret Ekpo International Airport (Calabar Airport) [6]
JosPlateauDNJOJOSYakubu Gowon Airport (Jos Airport) [7]
KadunaKadunaDNKAKADKaduna Airport [8]
MaiduguriBornoDNMAMIUMaiduguri International Airport (Maiduguri Airport) [9]
SokotoSokotoDNSOSKOSadiq Abubakar III International Airport [10]
YolaAdamawaDNYOYOLYola Airport [11]
Other domestic airports [3]
AsabaDeltaDNASABBAsaba International Airport [12]
AkureOndoDNAKAKRAkure Airport [13]
BauchiBauchiDNBABCUBauchi Airport [14]
BeninEdoDNBEBNIBenin Airport [15]
Birnin KebbiKebbipendingpendingKebbi International Airport
GombeGombeDNGOGMOGombe Lawanti International Airport
IbadanOyoDNIBIBAIbadan Airport [16]
IlorinKwaraDNILILRIlorin Airport [17]
JalingoTarabapendingpendingJalingo Airport
KatsinaKatsinaDNKTDKAKatsina Airport [18]
MakurdiBenueDNMKMDIMakurdi Airport [19]
MinnaNigerDNMNMXJMinna Airport [20]
OwerriImoDNIMQOWSam Mbakwe Airport [21]
WarriDeltaDNSUQRWWarri Airport [22]
ZariaKadunaDNZAZARZaria Airport [23]
Other airports not owned/managed by FAAN
UyoAkwa IbomDNAIQUOAkwa Ibom Airport (Uyo Airport)
AjaokutaKogiAjaokuta Airstrip
AzareBauchiAzare Airstrip
BacitaKwaraBacita Airstrip
BajogaGombeDN54Bajoga Northeast Airport
BebiCross RiverBebi Airstrip
BidaNigerDNBIBida Airstrip
EketAkwa IbomDNEKEket Airstrip
EscravosDeltaEscravos Airstrip
GusauZamfaraDNGUQUSGusau Airstrip
NguruYobeNguru Airstrip
PotiskumYobePotiskum Airstrip
ShiroroNigerShiroro Airstrip
TugaKebbiTuga Airstrip
Military airports
MakurdiBenueDNMKMDIMakurdi Air Force Base
Port HarcourtRiversPHGPort Harcourt NAF Base

See also[edit]


Nigerian government


  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.