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Top 5 International airports in Nigeria, Location, Photos and other details.

Babechichi
By Babechichi | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 15683 views

There are over 31 airports in Nigeria. They include international airports, domestic airports and other airstrips.

International airports are airports with customs and border control facilities enabling passengers to travel between countries.

International airports in Nigeria offers immigration services for passengers travelling outside the country.

We have 5 functioning airports in Nigeria.

1. Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

2. Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

3. Akanu Ibiam International Airport

4. Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

5. Port Harcourt International Airport


Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Murtala Muhammed International Airport formerly known as Lagos International Airport is located at Ikeja, Lagos State.

It is the major airport in Nigeria and also the largest airport in Nigeria. It was built during the second world war. The airport was named after Murtala Muhammed, the fourth military ruler of Nigeria.

The airport has experienced 9 accidents according to report.

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Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is located at the federal capital territory, Abuja. It is the main airport serving Abuja. It was built in 2000 and opened in 2002.

It was named after the Nigerian first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe.

See photos below


Akanu Ibiam International Airport

Akanu Ibiam International Airport is also known as Enugu Airport. It serves Enugu and Surroundings. It is usually less busy.

See photos below.


Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

This airport was established in 1936- the oldest airport so far. It is the main airport serving northern part of Nigeria, Kano state. It was the Royal airforce station before Nigeria became independent. It was named after politician Aminu Kano. The bulk of international flight oversees to the traveling to large Lebanese community in Kano and Muslim pilgrimages to Mecca.

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Port Harcourt International Airport

This airport is located in Omagwa, Port Harcourt, River State. It is rated the third busiest airport in Nigeria. It has both International and domestic terminals.

According to report, it has experienced 5 accidents.

See photos below

All these Airports mentioned above is owned managed by Federal Airports Authority of Nigerian (FAAN).


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