Kaduna International Airport

Kaduna International Airport
Airport typePublic / Military
Owner/OperatorFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
ServesKaduna, Nigeria
Elevation AMSL2,073 ft / 632 m
Coordinates10°41′45″N 7°19′15″E / 10.69583°N 7.32083°E / 10.69583; 7.32083
KAD is located in Nigeria
Location of the airport in Nigeria
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: WAD GCM Google Maps

Kaduna Airport (IATA: KAD, ICAO: DNKA) is an airport serving Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State in Nigeria. The airport is around 22 kilometres (14 mi) northwest of the city. The airport opened in 1982.

Kaduna also has an older airport, Old Kaduna Airport, located on the northern edge of the city.

The airport was attacked by bandits on March 26, 2022, killing a security guard.

Airlines and destinations

Aero Contractors Lagos
Air Peace Lagos
Arik Air Lagos
Azman Air Lagos


Annual passenger traffic at KAD airport. See Wikidata query.

Accidents and incidents

  • Eleven passengers died in the crash of Nigeria Airways Flight 357 which took place at the airport in 1955.
  • On 20 August 2010, Chanchangi Airlines Flight 334, involving a Boeing 737-200 5N-BIF, struck the localizer antenna and landed short of the runway. Several passengers were injured and the aircraft was substantially damaged. Chanchangi Airlines suspended operations following the accident.

See also

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