Calabar Airport – POPULAR DESTINATIONS, TERMINALS, CHECK-IN, AND NEARBY HOTELS

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Last updated on January 25th, 2021 at 01:01 pm

Latest Updates On Calabar Airport

 IATA Airport Code: CBQ

 ICAO Airport Code: DNCA

Airport TypeOwnerLocationCoordinatesElevation 
PublicFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)Calabar, Cross River State4°58′33″N, 8°20′50″E64 m / 210 ft 

Calabar Airport is a federal government-owned airport serving Calabar in Cross River State. In order to honour the contributions of the late patriot and women right activist, Magaret Ekpo, it was renamed as Margaret Ekpo International Airport. It was commissioned in 1983 under the then administration of former president Alhaji Shehu Shagariby. In 2009, Calabar Airport recorded passenger traffic of 316,736 however, the numbers dropped to 189,908 in 2015. Currently, commercial and private flight operations are on-going by the airport.

CHECK-IN

If you cannot make it to the airport check-in counter, you can book a flight by simply using your phone. To check-in online, visit an airport check-in site and carefully follow the check-in process.

However, if you have special needs like excess baggage, disabled persons, pets or documents that need to be verified, like your visa, it is advised that you check-in at the airport counter. Please note that not all airlines offer online check-in services.

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RUNWAY 

Margaret Ekpo International Airport has only one runway. Its surface is made of Asphalt to enhance resistance to shear stress.

DirectionLength
03/212450 m / 8038 ft

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FLEETS

Margaret Ekpo International Airport serves as a hub for Air Peace which is one of Nigeria’s famous airlines.

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TERMINALS

Margaret Ekpo International Airport has a domestic terminal which handles commercial and private flights to Lagos and Abuja.

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AIRLINE AND DESTINATION

The most popular destinations from Margaret Ekpo International Airport are Lagos and Abuja.

AirlineAir PeaceAir Peace
Destination/RouteAbujaLagos

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