ABOUT IATA: GMO ICAO: DNGO Gombe Lawanti International Airport is also known as Sani Abacha International Airport. It is located at . Currently, the international airport serves Gombe State, a northeastern state in Nigeria. Gombe Lawanti International Airport got its name because of its nearness to Lawanti, a small village in Gombe State, Nigeria. The Federal Government began the construction of the Gombe Lawanti International Airport in 2005. In 2008, the airport was opened to the public for domestic and international commercial services. The first international flight from this airport was en route Jedda in Saudi Arabia. Since then, Gombe Lawanti International airport has recorded high air-passengers traffic. Gombe Lawanti International Airport has a standard runway paved with asphalt. In order to allow commercial operations at night, runway lighting has been installed at the airport. Also, the airport has an elevation of 1590 feet (484.63 metres). The international airport is well-maintained by experienced and effective personnel. SERVICES Gombe Lawanti International Airport is a hub for Arik Air and Azman Air. Currently, the airport handles domestic flights to Abuja State of Nigeria. All aircraft operated by the airport are well-maintained by expert engineers. BEST FEATURES -Well-maintained terminal -Standard Runway -Presence of Runway Edge Light -Hub for largest airline in Nigeria, Arik Air WHO CAN VISIT -Travellers -Tourists BEST TIME TO VISIT Gombe Lawanti International Airport is open from . You can visit this airport on your scheduled check-in date. SAFETY You do not need to worry about your safety as there are on guard security officials present at the airport. It is a safe location.