Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport records 3.36m passengers in 9 months


Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja

By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says a total of 3.36 million passengers traveled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja between January and September.

FAAN disclosed this in its 2018 Passengers Traffic Statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja.

The report showed that a total of 2.6 million people travelled locally (domestic) while 689,388 passengers were recorded on international wing during the period.

It also showed that while 1.36 million passengers were recorded on domestic arrivals, 1.30 million departed through the airport within the period.

According to FAAN, 340,171 international passengers arrived the airport, while 349,217 passengers traveled out of the country through NAIA during the period.

Quarterly breakdown showed that 1.02 million passengers travelled during the first quarter; 1.1 million in second quarter and 1.23 million in…

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