|Akanu Ibiam International Airport
|IATA: ENU – ICAO: DNEN
Location of airport in Nigeria
||Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
||466 ft / 142 m
||06°28′27″N 007°33′43″E / 6.47417°N 7.56194°E
|Sources: FAAN and DAFIF
Akanu Ibiam International Airport (IATA: ENU, ICAO: DNEN), also known as Enugu Airport, is an airport serving Enugu, a city in the Enugu State of Nigeria. The airport is named for Akanu Ibiam (1906-1995), a Nigerian doctor and statesman.
On February 10, 2010, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) temporarily closed the airport in order to expand the runway. During that time, passengers will be served by the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, located 66 nautical miles (122 km; 76 mi) south of the Enugu airport.
The airport resides at an elevation of 466 feet (142 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,402 by 45 metres (7,881 × 148 ft). The runway is currently being extended and widened, after which it will measure 3,000 by 60 metres (9,843 × 197 ft)
Airlines and destinations
Prior to the airport's closure, it had scheduled passenger service provided by Aero Contractors (Abuja & Lagos), Arik Air (Abuja & Lagos), and Dana Air (Lagos).
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06° 28' 27.38" N
007° 33' 43.06" E
||002° W (01/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
||7879 x 148 feet
2402 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
||Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.|
80 octane gasoline, unleaded, No MIL Spec.
100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)
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