Escravos Airstrip – Latest Updates
IATA Airport Code: NONE
ICAO Airport Code: DNES
|Public||Delta State, Nigeria||5°37′00″N,|
|10 m / 3 ft|
Escravos Airstrip is located in Warri, Delta State. It serves Chevron’s Escravos Oil Terminal and some towns in Warri. Warri is a fast developing city in Delta State. Its population is realtively large. Also, it is a major industrial area in the state.
The airport was built solely to serve the needs of the Escravos Oil Terminal. Since the airport started operations, the rate of economic activities in the city has increased tremendously. Warri has also become more accessible to the rest of the world.
Escravos Airfield is well-equipped with modern facilities. The 5577 feet asphalt runway is good condition. Also, large planes can conveniently land on the airport. The airstrip has recorded a fair amount of air traffic movement.
Other airports in Delta State are:
Escravos Airport has only one runway. In order to enhance resistance to shear stress, it’s surface is made of asphalt. Also, Runway Edge Lighting is yet to be installed at the airport.
|13/31||1700 m/ 5577ft|