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IATA Airport Code: NONE
ICAO Airport Code: DNBB
|Public||Cross River State Government||Bebi||6°37′15″N, 9°19′10″E||280 m/919 ft|
Bebi Airstrip is located at Bebi, a city in Cross River State. It serves Bebi and nearby towns. It also serves the Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort, as the Resort’s Airport. The airstrip has made it easier for tourists to get to Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort. Before the airstrip was built, tourists spent more than 7 hours on the road to get to Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort. However, since Bebi airport commenced operations, the travel time for tourists has reduced immensely. Tourists from Lagos can now get to the resort in less than 2 hours by air. Also, tourists from Calabar can get to the resort in 45 minutes by air.
Built by former Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke, the airstrip commenced operations in 2013. It has since handled flights from Lagos and Calabar. It is fitted with modern aviation equipment. Since it began operations, the airport has recorded great air traffic movement. It has also bagged great reviews from tourists.
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The 5873 ft runway is in a great state. In order to reduce shear stress, its surface is coated with asphalt. An inspection revealed that a 60-seater aircraft can conveniently land on the runway. Because of the good state of the airstrip, lots of aircraft land here every year. Also, the runway is unlighted. It is situated 18km east of Obudu, a small town in Cross River. State