This is a list of airports in Nigeria, grouped by type and sorted by location. In all Nigerian has a total of 30 airports which were either built by the Nigerian Airforce, Multinational oil companies who have offshore needs or privately owned. One of such is Murtala Mohammed Airport II owned by Bi-Courtney Aviation services. Others are the Akwa Ibom Airport alongside other airfields and airstrips in different parts of the country.
26 of the 30 airports in Nigeria are been administered by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Out of which five are International Airports where Immigrations and Customs stands can be found. These checks and more are put in place to ensure the passengers travelling between countries are compliant with immigration laws.
International Airports are known to have longer runways, heavier aircraft, and several checks before boarding.
List of International Airports in Nigeria:
|LAGOS||Murtala Muhammed International Airport||DNMM||LOS|
|ABUJA||Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport||DNAA||ABV|
|PORT HARCOURT||Port Harcourt International Airport||DNPO||PHC|
|KANO||Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport||DNKN||KAN|
|ENUGU||Akanu Ibiam International Airport||DNEN||ENU|
Twenty-Two (22) Local Airports are available for travel within Nigeria which only requires travellers to tender a valid means of identification. Customs and Immigration officers are not stationed here and the runways are usually shorter to their international counterparts.
List of Domestic airports in Nigeria:
|1.||Delta||Asaba International Airport||DNAS||ABB|
|2.||Bauchi||Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Airport||DNBC||BCU|
|4.||Cross River||Margret Ekpo International Airport||DNCA||CBQ|
|6.||Plateau||Yakubu Gowon Airport||DNJO||JOS|
|7.||Borno||Maiduguri International Airport||DNMA||MIU|
|8.||Imo||Sam Mbakwe Airport||DNIM||QOW|
|9.||Akwa Ibom||Akwa Ibom International Airport||DNAI||QUO|
|13.||Kebbi||Kebbi International Airport||DNBK||–|
|14.||Jigawa||Dutse International Airport||DNDS||–|
|22.||Kaduna||Kaduna International Airport||DNKA||KAD|
Airstrips not managed by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
|1.||Akwa Ibom||Akwa Ibom Airport Airstrip||DNAI||QUO|
|4.||Gombe||Bajoga Northeast Airport||DN54||–|
|5.||Cross River||Bebi Airstrip||–||–|
|7.||Akwa Ibom||Eket Airstrip||–||–|
|14.||Benue||Makurdi Air Force Base||DNMK||MDI|
|15.||Rivers||Port Harcourt NAF Base||PHG|
|16.||Kaduna||Kaduna Air Force Base|
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