By Uforo-Abasi Essien

15 January 2021

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Latest Updates On Port Harcourt Airport

 IATA Airport Code: PHC

 ICAO Airport Code: DNPO

Airport TypeOwnerLocationCoordinatesElevation 
PublicFederal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)Omagwa, Rivers State, Nigeria5?00?55?N, 6?57?00?E27.7 m / 91 ft 

Port Harcourt International Airport (PH Airport) is an international airport serving Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State. It is located in Omagwa, a town on the outskirts of Port Harcourt. Since the airport authorities initiated commercial operations, it has recorded high passenger traffic. In 2009, Port Harcourt became Nigeria's third busiest airport by achieving a passenger traffic record of 1,080,088.

Due to improvements in aviation services at the airport, the passenger traffic numbers increased to 1,346,611 in 2011. However, it dropped to 1,223,807 in 2015 because of the reopening of other international airports near Port Harcourt. PH Airport is open for commercial activities.


Flight booking has never been easier! If you can?t get to the airport, you can also check-in online. To do this, visit any airline check-in site and follow each step cautiously. Do not forget to fill in the right details to avoid any drawbacks.

However, if you have special needs, it is best that you check-in at the airport counter. These could be needs such as excess baggage, pets or documents that need to be verified. You should also note that not all airlines offer online check-in services.


The airport has one runway. Its surface is made of Asphalt to enhance resistance to shear stress.

03/213000 m/ 9843 ft


Port Harcourt Airport is a hub for several local and international airlines such as Arik Air and Cronos Airlines.

Port Hacourt Airport


PH Airport has a domestic terminal and an international terminal. The recently built international terminal was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 25, 2018.

Port Harcourt Airport


PH airport serves several African and non-African cities. Some of the international cities served by the airport are Libreville, Paris?Charles De Gaulle and Sao Tome.

Passenger Airlines/Routes

Med-View AirlineEnugu, Lagos
Air PeaceAbuja, Lagos
Cronos AirlinesAccra, Malabo
Arik AirAbuja, Lagos, Libreville
Dana AirAbuja, Lagos
Africa's Connection STPSao Tome
LufthansaAbuja, Frankfurt
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul
Air FranceAbuja, Paris?Charles De Gaulle Airport
Aero ContractorsAbuja, Lagos

Cargo Airlines/Routes

Air France CargoParis?Charles de Gaulle Airport
Cargolux AirlinesLuxembourg
Air Atlanta IcelandicLi?ge
Western Global Airlines

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Hotels Near Port Harcourt Airport

Dmatel Hotel And Resort PH

Somitel Hotels And Resort Ltd

Polo Court

De Edge Hotel

Base Hotels

Novotel Port Harcourt

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