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is an airport serving Kaduna
Kaduna is the state capital of Kaduna State in north-central Nigeria. The city, located on the Kaduna River, is a trade center and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas with its rail and road junction. The population of Kaduna is at 760,084 as of the 2006 Nigerian census...
, a city in the Kaduna State
-History:The state is the successor to the old Northern Region of Nigeria, which had its capital at Kaduna. In 1967 this was split up into six states, one of which was the North-Central State, whose name was changed to Kaduna State in 1976. This was further divided in 1987, losing the area now part...
Nigeria , officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in...
. The airport consists of a single terminal.
Kaduna also has an older airport
Old Kaduna Airport is an airport serving Kaduna, a city in the Kaduna State of Nigeria. It was replaced by Kaduna Airport, located 10 miles to the northwest....
located southeast of this newer airport.)
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
- On 20 August 2010, Chanchangi Airlines
Chanchangi Airlines Nigeria Limited is a privately owned and operated airline with its Administrative Head Office in Kaduna in Nigeria. It operates scheduled domestic passenger services...
Flight 334, operated by Boeing 737-200 5N-BIF struck the localizer antenna and landed short of the runway. Several passengers were slightly injured and the aircraft was substantially damaged. Chanchangi Airlines again suspended operations following the accident.