Are you interested in visiting Enugu state? Enugu is in the eastern part of Nigeria and is predominantly occupied by the Igbos. That doesn’t take away the friendliness and hospitality of the people in the state towards visitors. Whether you are there for business, conference or pleasure, be sure to know you are covered on air. The Akanu Ibiam International Airport located in Enugu is one the five international airports we have presently in Nigeria. It is the only airport serving city of Enugu and other places such as Onitsha, Awka, Abakaliki, Okigwe, Afikpo, Ugep, Orlu, Nnewi, Nsukka, Idah, Otukpo and Ogoja.
This airport by all indications is a public airport. Which means it is accessible to every member of the public. The airport doesn’t limit itself to only people from Enugu or its environs but people from all over the world. The airport started its full operation in 2012 after undergoing a major construction, expansion and renovation.
To locate this Akanu Ibiam International Airport, you need to take a ride to Airport road, Emene Enugu State in Nigeria. It is noteworthy that there are many international and local airlines that operate at this airport in Enugu State. Take a look at them all on Naijauto!
1. Aero Contractors
This airline is owned by the Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria. It has its headquarter in Lagos and operates different services such as helicopter services, air charter, fixed wing international and local scheduled passengers. It is a public acquired airline and operates at the local level in Enugu State. Its usual destination is from Enugu to Lagos. We guess that makes perfect sense from those that might want to take a tour from Lagos after business meeting.
Approaching Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu
2. Air Peace
Just like the Aero Contractor, it has its head office in Lagos. Air Peace doesn’t need much of an introduction since it is one of the most prominent privately owned airlines in Nigeria. Founded in 2013, Air Peace flies locally from Enugu to places like Abuja and Lagos.
3. Arik Air
This notable airline was established in 2002. It is one of the most affordable local airlines you will get in Enugu. Just like the Air Peace, it also flies locally to destinations such as Lagos and Abuja.
The Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu can boast of many local and international airline operators
4. Med-View Airline
Mid-View Airline was established in year 2017. It is a chartered airline and started its domestic service in 2012. Currently, Med-View is a local airline as a result of ban placed on it by the European Union (EU). If you are going from Enugu to Lagos or Enugu to Port-Harcourt, you sure bet you might find yourself in any of their aircrafts.
5. Ethiopian Airlines
You might be wondering when we will get to the international part in this airport in Enugu. Well, the answer is here. The Ethiopian airline is the only international Airline in Enugu that operates at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. The airline was birthed in 1945 and commenced its full international operations in 1951. When it comes to revenue, destination and number of passengers served, Ethiopian Airline is the largest in Africa. They have different international travels from the international airport in Enugu. You can decide to book your flight ticket online or visit their city office located at Polo Park Mall, Abakaliki in Enugu State.
The international Ethiopian Airline also plies its trade at the Enugu International Airport
What are you still waiting for? You can decide to take your family on vacation by flying them to Enugu via any of these airlines. Just through your mobile phone or any internet enabled device, you should be able to easily book your flight ticket via their official websites.
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