Bayelsa International Airport

Bayelsa International Airport
Signpost to Bayelsa International Airport, Yenagoa, Bayelsa.jpg
Signpost to Bayelsa International Airport, Yenagoa, Bayelsa
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
ServesYenagoa, Bayelsa
LocationWilberforce Island, Nigeria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 12,139 3,700 Asphalt

Bayelsa International Airport (also known as BIA) is an international airport located at Wilberforce Island, Amassama, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, located at GPS coordinates: 4°57′46″N 6°12′20″E.

History

The airport was commissioned for construction in 2012 by Bayelsa State ex-Governor Henry Seriake Dickson. The airport had its inaugural flight on 14 February 2019.

The airport was officially commissioned for operation on Monday, 10 February 2020 by the former Governor of Bayelsa State Sen. Henry Seriake Dickson, a year after its inaugural flight.

Bayelsa International Airport was on the 17 April 2021 granted commercial flight operations approval by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA).

Airlines and Destinations

AirlinesDestinationsRefs
Ibom Air Abuja
United Nigeria Airlines Abuja, Lagos

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