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The 22 largest airports and airlines in Nigeria

Further information is provided on the 22 biggest airports in Nigeria. At Murtala Muhammed International Airport alone, 27 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 43 destinations.

Out of the ten airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. Air Peace is leading here with a total of 20 flight destinations.

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The 22 biggest airports in Nigeria



Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 735,630 ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Nigeria.

The biggest airlines based in Nigeria

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Air Peace. In 2013, it carried 2.80 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 31 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Nigeria are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
P4Air PeacePeace Bird3120
W3Arik AirArik Air1416
VMMax AirMaxair Nigeria1012
OJOverland AirwaysOverland910
9JDana AirDanaco86
QIIbom AirIbom76
ZQAzman AirAzman Air511
U5United Nigeria AirlinesUnited Nigeria49

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