Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport
Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport
Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport
How to get to Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport

Transportation

By car and motorbike
category

Category

Airport
Things to do at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport

Tags

Sightseeing, Work,

History of Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport

This was built in 1992.

Built by Imo State Government in 1992.

This airport is named in honor of a former governor and politician-philanthropist, the late Chief Sam Mbakwe of Imo State.

Safety/Security

This is a very safe location.

  • arrive about two hours before your flight so as to get through check-in hustle

  • do not leave your luggage unattended to

What To Bring

Before heading to Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Your flight documents; passport, flight ticket, booking confirmation (in case of a problem)

Best Features

This is the first state government-built airport but has presently been taken over by the Federal Government. It serves to link Owerri with the world and in 2009, it serviced about 276,926 people.

Writer's Review

In 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the upgrade of the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport to an international airport and upgrading commenced immediately.

  • FG assures on Owerri Int'l Cargo terminal-The Nation Newspaper. Oct 25, 2015

  • FGN Upgrades Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport to International Status-Breaking Times. Oct 23, 2015


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