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The 17 largest airports and airlines in Nigeria

For the 17 biggest airports in Nigeria we provided further information. Alone at Murtala Muhammed International Airport operate 27 airlines to and from 43 destinations.

The only airline of Nigeria is Overland Airways and approaches 4 destinations.

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The 17 biggest airports in Nigeria

IATANameCityAirlinesDestinations
LOSMurtala Muhammed International AirportLagos2743
ABVNnamdi Azikiwe International AirportAbuja825
PHCPort Harcourt International AirportPort Harcourt72
KANMallam Aminu International AirportKano67
ENUAkanu Ibiam International AirportEnegu23
QUOAkwa Ibom International AirportUyo11
BNIBenin AirportBenin12
GMOGombe Lawanti International AirportGombe11
CBQMargaret Ekpo International AirportCalabar12
QRWWarri AirportWarri12
IBAIbadan AirportIbadan11
ILRIlorin International AirportIlorin11
QOWSam Mbakwe International AirportOwerri12
JOSYakubu Gowon AirportJos11
KADKaduna AirportKaduna11
SKOSadiq Abubakar III International AirportSokoto11
YOLYola AirportYola11


Freight volume

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

The biggest airlines based in Nigeria

IATANameDestinations
OJOverland (Overland Airways)4

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