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 servedStateICAOIATAAirport name
International airports [1]
AbujaFCTDNAAABVNnamdi Azikiwe International Airport [1]
DutseJigawaDNDS [2]Dutse International Airport [3]
EnuguEnuguDNENENUAkanu Ibiam International Airport [2]
KanoKanoDNKNKANMallam Aminu Kano International Airport [3]
LagosLagosDNMMLOSMurtala Muhammed International Airport [4]
Port HarcourtRiversDNPOPHCPort Harcourt International Airport [5]
SokotoSokotoDNAASKOSadiq Abubakar III International Airport [6]
CalabarCross RiverDNCACBQMargaret Ekpo International Airport [7]
AsabaDeltaDNASABBAsaba International Airport [8]
UyoAkwa IbomDNAIQUOAkwa Ibom International Airport [9]
Major domestic airports [4]
BauchiBauchiDNBCBCUSir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport
JosPlateauDNJOJOSYakubu Gowon Airport [10]
KadunaKadunaDNKAKADKaduna Airport [11]
MaiduguriBornoDNMAMIUMaiduguri International Airport [12]
YolaAdamawaDNYOYOLYola Airport [13]
IbadanOyoDNIBIBAIbadan Airport [14]
Other domestic airports [5]
AkureOndoDNAKAKRAkure Airport [15]
BauchiBauchiDNBABauchi Airport [16]
BeninEdoDNBEBNIBenin Airport [17]
Birnin KebbiKebbiDNBKKebbi International Airport
IlorinKwaraDNILILRIlorin Airport [18]
JalingoTarabaDNJAJalingo Airport
KatsinaKatsinaDNKTDKAKatsina Airport [19]
MakurdiBenueDNMKMDIMakurdi Airport [20]
MinnaNigerDNMNMXJMinna Airport [21]
OwerriImoDNIMQOWSam Mbakwe Airport [22]
WarriDeltaDNSUQRWWarri Airport [23]
ZariaKadunaDNZAZARZaria Airport [24]
Other airports not owned/managed by FAAN
UyoAkwa IbomDNAIQUOAkwa Ibom Airport
AjaokutaKogiAjaokuta Airstrip
AzareBauchiAzare Airstrip
BacitaKwaraBacita Airstrip
BajogaGombeDN54Bajoga Northeast Airport
BebiCross RiverBebi Airstrip
BidaNigerDNBIBida Airstrip
EketAkwa IbomDNEKEket Airstrip
EscravosDeltaEscravos Airstrip
GusauZamfaraDNGUQUSGusau Airstrip
NguruYobeNguru Airstrip
PotiskumYobePotiskum Airstrip
ShiroroNigerShiroro Airstrip
TugaKebbiTuga Airstrip
Military airports
MakurdiBenueDNMKMDIMakurdi Air Force Base
Port HarcourtRiversPHGPort Harcourt NAF Base
KadunaKadunaKaduna 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.

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