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 30 airports and 26 of the airports are 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. Nigeria has one and the only private public partnership airport operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd- Murtala Muhammed Airport Two.


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

City served State ICAO IATA Airport name
International airports [1]
Abuja FCT DNAA ABV Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport [1]
Enugu Enugu DNEN ENU Akanu Ibiam International Airport [2]
Kaduna Kaduna DNKA KAD Kaduna International Airport [3]
Kano Kano DNKN KAN Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport [4]
Lagos Lagos DNMM LOS Murtala Muhammed International Airport [5]
Port Harcourt Rivers DNPO PHC Port Harcourt International Airport [6]
Sokoto Sokoto DNSO SKO Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport [7]
Major domestic airports [2]
Asaba Delta DNAS ABB Asaba International Airport [8]
Bauchi Bauchi DNBC BCU Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
Benin Edo DNBE BNI Benin Airport [9]
Calabar Cross River DNCA CBQ Margaret Ekpo International Airport [10]
Ibadan Oyo DNIB IBA Ibadan Airport [11]
Jos Plateau DNJO JOS Yakubu Gowon Airport [12]
Maiduguri Borno DNMA MIU Maiduguri International Airport [13]
Owerri Imo DNIM QOW Sam Mbakwe Airport [14]
Uyo Akwa Ibom DNAI QUO Akwa Ibom International Airport [15]
Yola Adamawa DNYO YOL Yola Airport [16]
Other domestic airports [3]
Akure Ondo DNAK AKR Akure Airport [17]
Bauchi Bauchi DNBA Bauchi Airport [18]
Birnin Kebbi Kebbi DNBK Kebbi International Airport
Dutse Jigawa DNDS [4] Dutse International Airport [5]
Ilorin Kwara DNIL ILR Ilorin Airport [19]
Jalingo Taraba DNJA Jalingo Airport
Katsina Katsina DNKT DKA Katsina Airport [20]
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Airport [21]
Minna Niger DNMN MXJ Minna Airport [22]
Warri Delta DNSU QRW Warri Airport [23]
Zaria Kaduna DNZA ZAR Zaria Airport [24]
Other airports not owned/managed by FAAN
Uyo Akwa Ibom DNAI QUO Akwa Ibom Airport
Ajaokuta Kogi Ajaokuta Airstrip
Azare Bauchi Azare Airstrip
Bacita Kwara Bacita Airstrip
Bajoga Gombe DN54 Bajoga Northeast Airport
Bebi Cross River Bebi Airstrip
Bida Niger DNBI Bida Airstrip
Eket Akwa Ibom DNEK Eket Airstrip
Escravos Delta Escravos Airstrip
Gusau Zamfara DNGU QUS Gusau Airstrip
Nguru Yobe Nguru Airstrip
Potiskum Yobe Potiskum Airstrip
Shiroro Niger Shiroro Airstrip
Tuga Kebbi Tuga Airstrip
Military airports
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Air Force Base
Port Harcourt Rivers PHG Port Harcourt NAF Base
Kaduna Kaduna Kaduna Air Force Base

See also[edit]


Nigerian government
  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" (PDF). International Civil Aviation Organization. 2006-01-12.
  • "UN Location Codes: Nigeria". UN/LOCODE 2009-2. UNECE. 2010-02-08. - includes IATA codes
  • Airports in Nigeria. World Aero Data.
  • Airports in Nigeria. Great Circle Mapper.
  • Airports in Nigeria. The Airport Guide.


  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.
  4. ^
  5. ^ "President Commissions Dutse International". Federal Ministry of Aviation Nigeria.