Kaduna International Airport
|Kaduna International Airport|
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Owner/Operator||Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)|
|Elevation AMSL||2,073 ft / 632 m|
Kaduna Airport (IATA: KAD, ICAO: DNKA) is an airport serving Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State in Nigeria. The airport is around 22 kilometres (14 mi) northwest of the city. The airport opened in 1982.
The Kaduna VOR-DME (Ident: KDA) and two non-directional beacons (Ident: KL and KC) are located off the approach end of Runway 05. The runway length does not include 116 metres (381 ft) displaced thresholds on each end of the runway.
Kaduna also has an older airport located on the northern edge of the city.
Airlines and destinations
|Azman Air Services Ltd||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.
- Airport information for DNKA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for KAD at Great Circle Mapper.
- Google Maps - Kaduna
- OurAirports - KDA VOR
- OurAirports - KD NDB
- Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Chanchangi B732 at Kaduna on Aug 20th 2010, landed short of runway". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 22 August 2010.
- Accident history for KAD at Aviation Safety Network
- FAAN - Kaduna facilities
- OurAirports - Kaduna
- OpenStreetMap - Kaduna
- SkyVector - Kaduna
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