INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN NIGERIA
Last updated on October 24th, 2020 at 11:27 pm
The International Airports in Nigeria are luxurious and well develop. However, there are just few of these airports that fly plane abroad. Although, a lot of the Airports in Nigeria claims to be International. But are not allowed to fly abroad. In our previous post; we wrote about Airports in Nigeria and a list of them. We were able to list Airstips, Military and Domestic Airports.
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In Africa Nigeria stand as one of the leading countries is development. Therefore they always build standard or world class infrastructure. Here are the International Airports in Nigeria. However, 8 of them are mostly use.
- Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos
- Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja
- Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano
- Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu
- Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo
- Ilorin International Airport, Ilorin, Kwara
- Asaba International Airport, Delta State
- Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar
- Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport (SMICA), Owerri
- Kaduna International Airport
- Maiduguri International Airport, Borno
- Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State
- Sadiq Abubakar International Airport, Sokoto
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Maiduguri International Airport, Borno
This airport was found in 1950 lies very close to Muronti, Shiwari, Bulunkutu, Shelmari and communities. But not really close to Sambisa Forest.
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Sadiq Abubakar International Airport, Sokoto
It lies close to Bodinga in the South-south West of the state. Therefore, it is use mostly in the northern part of the country. However, this airport is mostly use during festive period. It first date back from February 17, 1982.
Kaduna International Airport
It lies very close to Isira community. This airport is 38 years old in Kaduna in 2020. Moreover, it in the metropolis of the state. Therefore, northerners use it often to fly abroad.
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Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport (SMICA), Owerri
It lies in Ngor Okpala LGA in Imo state. The airport serves Oguta, Orlu; Onitsha, Okigwe, Nnewi, Umuahia, Arochukwu and Aba. Also, it serves some part of Akwa Ibom state. However, it’s the first state government built airport.
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Asaba International Airport, Delta State
This airport lies in Asaba and serves the city and its neighbourhood, Onitsha. It is one of the newly built airport in the country. The Airport was launch in 2013. The major airlines here are Air peace, Overland Airways and Aero Contractors.
Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State
This airport lies in Kaicon Expressway of Sokara. In any case, the customer service here is good. It is also a location to feed the eyes. As you will see lots of Aeroplane.
Ilorin International Airport, Ilorin, Kwara
This airport lies at Fili in Ilorin. It was fully open on the 16, February 1978. Although, it is not as big as that of Lagos. But it is very unique.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano
This is the oldest airport in the country, before Nigeria gain independence. However, the first flight once landed in 1922. But operation started in 1936. It lies on 50 Danjuma Way in Southern Expressway.
Akanu Ibiam International Airport
Is located in Enugu city and name after Late RH Sir Akanu Ibiam. The First Governor General of the old Eastern Region. It’s the fifth standard airport in the country
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