Margaret Ekpo International Airport

Margaret Ekpo International Airport
Calabar Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
ServesCalabar, Nigeria
Elevation AMSL210 ft / 64 m
Coordinates4°58′33″N 8°20′50″E / 4.97583°N 8.34722°E / 4.97583; 8.34722
Map
CBQ is located in Nigeria
CBQ
CBQ
Location of the airport in Nigeria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,450 8,038 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers189,908
Passenger change 14–15Decrease6.9%
Sources: FAAN WAD GCM

Margaret Ekpo International Airport (IATA: CBQ, ICAO: DNCA), also known as Calabar Airport, is an airport serving Calabar, the capital of the Cross River State in Nigeria. The airport is named after Margaret Ekpo, who was one of Nigeria's pioneering feminist and anticolonial activists. It was commissioned in 1983 by Alhaji Shehu Shagari, then president of Nigeria.

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Aero ContractorsAbuja, Lagos
Air PeaceAbuja, Lagos
Ibom AirAbuja, Lagos

Statistics

These data show number of passengers movements into the airport, according to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria's Aviation Sector Summary Reports.

Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passengers 136,153 167,767 207,542 273,586 316,736 281,935 153,068 206,168 198,157 204,036 189,908
Growth (%) Decrease 4.40% Increase23.22% Increase23.71% Increase31.82% Increase15.77% Decrease10.99% Decrease45.71% Increase34.69% Decrease 3.89% Increase 2.97% Decrease 6.92%
Source: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Aviation Sector Reports (2010-2013, 2014, Q3-Q4 of 2015, and Q1-Q2 of 2016,)

See also



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