Yakubu Gowon Airport

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Yakubu Gowon Airport

Jos Airport
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
ServesJos, Nigeria
Elevation AMSL4,232 ft / 1,290 m
Coordinates9°38′20″N 8°52′15″E / 9.63889°N 8.87083°E / 9.63889; 8.87083
JOS is located in Nigeria
Location of the airport in Nigeria
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: WAD[1] GCM[2] Google Maps[3]

Yakubu Gowon Airport (IATA: JOS, ICAO: DNJO), also known as Jos Airport, is an airport serving Jos, the capital of the Plateau State of Nigeria. It was named after Yakubu Gowon, the Nigerian head of state from 1966 to 1975.

The Jos non-directional beacon (Ident: JS) is located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) east of the airport. The Jos VOR-DME (Ident: JOS) is located on the field.[4][5] The runway has 60 metres (200 ft) overruns on each end.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Arik Air Lagos

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for DNJO at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for JOS at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Google Maps - Jos
  4. ^ "Jos VOR-DME (JOS) @ OurAirports". ourairports.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  5. ^ "Jos NDB (JB) @ OurAirports". ourairports.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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