International And Local Airports in Nigeria with Locations

People who wants to know about airports in Nigeria do ask, how many international airports are in Nigeria ? How many local airports are in Nigeria ? where are their location? who owns them?… and all questions of that sort.

In this post, I will be dropping a hit record of a list of international airports in Nigeria and in total, the list of airports in Nigeria.

International airports in Nigeria and their locations and the names of airports in Nigeria in total can be found in the this comprehensive list of Nigerian airports.

First all, you have to know that there are about 47 airports in  Nigeria currently because the question ” how many airports are in Nigeria ?” have always been on the search space.

Nigeria has about 47 airports but only few of them are popular and broadly heard of in Nigeria.

This list of airports in Nigeria will help you get to know those airports in Nigeria you are yet to her of.


Below is the List of Airports In Nigeria, both Local and International

City served State ICAO IATA Airport name
International airports
Abuja FCT DNAA ABV Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
Dutse Jigawa DNDS Dutse International Airport
Enugu Enugu DNEN ENU Akanu Ibiam International Airport
Kano Kano DNKN KAN Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
Lagos Lagos DNMM LOS Murtala Muhammed International Airport
Port Harcourt Rivers DNPO PHC Port Harcourt International Airport
Sokoto Sokoto DNAA SKO Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport
Calabar Cross River DNCA CBQ Margaret Ekpo International Airport
Asaba Delta DNAS ABB Asaba International Airport
Uyo Akwa Ibom DNAI QUO Akwa Ibom International Airport
Major domestic airports
Bauchi Bauchi DNBC BCU Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
Jos Plateau DNJO JOS Yakubu Gowon Airport
Kaduna Kaduna DNKA KAD Kaduna Airport
Maiduguri Borno DNMA MIU Maiduguri International Airport
Yola Adamawa DNYO YOL Yola Airport
Ibadan Oyo DNIB IBA Ibadan Airport
Other domestic airports
Akure Ondo DNAK AKR Akure Airport
Bauchi Bauchi DNBA Bauchi Airport
Benin Edo DNBE BNI Benin Airport
Birnin Kebbi Kebbi DNBK Kebbi International Airport
Ilorin Kwara DNIL ILR Ilorin Airport
Jalingo Taraba DNJA Jalingo Airport
Katsina Katsina DNKT DKA Katsina Airport
Makurdi Benue DNMK MDI Makurdi Airport
Minna Niger DNMN MXJ Minna Airport
Owerri Imo DNIM QOW Sam Mbakwe Airport
Warri Delta DNSU QRW Warri Airport
Zaria Kaduna DNZA ZAR Zaria Airport
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

The above list of international and local airports in Nigeria will be a guide for those looking for how to get their way round Nigeria through air.

We’d see at the next one

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