Katsina Airport is a public use airport located four kilometres from the centre of the city of Katsina in the Katsina State of Nigeria. The airport has an elevation of 1,660 feet or 506 metres above mean sea level, and has a single asphalt paved runway designated 04/22, measuring 9,947 feet or 3,032 metres long. On the map, Katsina Airport can be found using the coordinates 13°00’28’’N; 007°39’37’’E. The city of Katsina, the capital of Katsina State in Nigeria, is located approximately 160 miles of the city of Sokoto, and 84 miles northwest of Kano, close to the border with Niger. Katsina Airport has no recent scheduled commercial service. The nearest major international airport to Katsina is Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, 169 kilometres from Katsina.
Where to go
There are no recent activities recorded for Katsina Airport. Travellers wishing to fly out of Katsina to other domestic destinations can book flights from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in the city of Kano. Domestic flights available at the airport include Abuja, Asaba, and Lagos. The city of Lagos is the most populous city in Nigeria, as well as the second fastest-growing city in Africa and the seventh in the world. Lagos is gradually becoming a major tourist destination, and on its way to becoming a global city. A popular annual festival in the city is the Eyo Carnival that started in 2009. Lagos is also known among tourists for its sandy beaches by the Atlantic Ocean. The popular beaches here include Bar Beach and Lekki Beach. Other must-see sites in the city include the Tafawa Balewa Square, Festac town, Lekki Conservation Centre, the Remembrance Arcade, and the Slave Jetty in Badagry. Accommodation in Lagos includes three-star to five-star hotels.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, Nigeria, is the nearest international airport from Katsina. Travellers can book flights from this airport as Katsina Airport has no recent scheduled commercial service. Short haul international destinations served by Mallam Aminu Kano International
Airport include Cairo in Egypt, Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, Beirut in Lebanon, Khartoum in Sudan, Casablanca in Morocco, and Istanbul in Turkey.
No recent activities have been recorded for Katsina Airport. As for Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, airlines that operate here do not serve long haul international destinations.
How to get out
An alternative to Katsina Airport is Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in the city of Kano, 169 kilometres from Katsina. Airlines that operate here include Aero Contractors, Arik Air, Azman Air, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, IRS Airlines, Kabo Air, Max Air, Middle East Airlines, Sudan Airways, Saudia, Royal Air Maroc, and Turkish Airlines.
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