airports in nigeria

List of airports in Nigeria

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

There are 22 airports in Nigeria with paved runways. Of these, four are international airports. There are also 21 Airstrips built mainly by the Nigerian airforce and multinational oil companies scattered about the country. The Federal Government owns and operates all the airports in Nigeria through its regulatory body, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. Recently, a bill that allows for the construction, ownership and commercial operation of airports by private establishments has been passed into law.


Airport names show in bold indicate the airport has scheduled service on commercial airlines.

City State ICAO IATA Airport Name
International airports
Abuja FCT DNAA ABV Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
Kano Kano DNKN KAN Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
Lagos / Ikeja Lagos DNMM LOS Murtala Muhammed International Airport
Port Harcourt Rivers DNPO PHC Port Harcourt International Airport
Major domestic airports
Calabar Cross River DNCA CBQ Margaret Ekpo International Airport
Enugu Enugu DNEN ENU Akanu Ibiam International Airport (Enugu Airport)
Jos Plateau DNJO JOS Yakubu Gowon Airport
Kaduna Kaduna DNKA KAD Kaduna Airport
Maiduguri Borno DNMA MIU Maiduguri International Airport (Maiduguri Airport)
Sokoto Sokoto DNSO SKO Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport (Sultan Saddik Abubakar Airport)
Yola Adamawa DNYO YOL Yola Airport
Other domestic airports
Akure Ondo DNAK AKR Akure Airport
Bauchi Bauchi   BCU Bauchi Airport
Benin Edo DNBE BNI Benin Airport
Ibadan Oyo DNIB IBA Ibadan Airport
Ilorin Kwara DNIL ILR Ilorin International Airport
Katsina Katsina     Katsina Airport
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Airport
Minna Niger DNMN MXJ Minna Airport
Owerri Imo DNIM QOW Sam Mbakwe Airport
Warri Delta   QRW Warri Airport
Zaria Kaduna DNZA ZAR Zaria Airport
Airstrips (unpaved)
Ajaokuta Kogi     Ajaokuta Airport
Ashaka Gombe     Ashaka Airstrip
Azare Bauchi     Azare Airstrip
Bacita Kwara     Bacita Airstrip
Bebi Cross River     Bebi Airstrip
Bida Niger DNBI   Bida Airstrip
Birnin Kebbi Kebbi     Kebbi Airstrip
Eket Akwa Ibom     Eket Airstrip
Escravos Delta     Escravos Airstrip
Gusau Zamfara DNGU QUS Gusau Airstrip
Kaltungo Gombe     Kaltungo Airstrip
Lokoja Kogi     Lokoja Airstrip
Magbon Lagos     Magbon Airstrip
Mambilla Taraba     Mambilla Airstrip
Miango Plateau     Miango Airstrip
Mubi Adamawa     Mubi Airstrip
Nguru Yobe     Nguru Airstrip
Obudu Cross River     Obudu Cattle Ranch Airstrip
Odegi ???     Odegi Airstrip
Osogbo Osun DNOS   Osogbo Airstrip
Potiskum Yobe     Potiskum Airstrip
Shiroro Niger     Shiroro Airstrip
Tuga Kebbi     Tuga Airstrip
Military airports
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Air Force Base

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