Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is the oldest in Nigeria and the first aircraft landed in Nigeria was landed in Kano in 1922, with operations starting in 1936. In the first decades of operation, it became an important fuel stop for airlines flying long-haul services between Europe and Africa.
Which airport became the first airport?
Hounslow Heath Aerodrome, the world’s first airport, closed its runways and was replaced not too long after opening by the Croydon Airport in March 1920. It was in the London borough of Hounslow, and in 1919 the first scheduled daily international commercial air services flew to and from there.
Which state does not have airport in Nigeria?
Not forgetting the Moshood Abiola International Airport, Ido-Osun started by former governor, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, still under construction. By the way, Zamfara is the only state of all seven states in the northwest zone that has no airport, although it has an airstrip in its capital, Gusau.
Is Nigeria Lagos safe?
There is a high level of crime throughout Nigeria, including armed robbery, kidnapping for ransom, home invasions, carjacking and violent assault. Criminal activity is high in urban areas, including the city of Lagos, as well as on the northern border with Niger and Chad.
Why is air travel so expensive?
Air travel is very expensive due to high cost of fuel.