Address & Contact

Contact Information:

Street address:
Mallam Aminu International Airport
Sani Abacha Way

GPS Coordinates:
Longitude: 8,525°
Latitude: 12,048°


Mallam Aminu International Airport is a medium sized airport in Nigeria, serving the region of Kano. The longest runway is 10.831 feet or 3.301 meters long.

Local name: Aminu Kano Intl Apt
Airport size: medium airport
Serving area: Kano
Longest runway: 10831 (ft)


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About the airport

Mallam Aminu International Airport (IATA code: KAN, ICAO code: DNKN) is a major airport located in Kano, Nigeria. It serves as a gateway to the northern region of the country and is an important hub for both domestic and international flights. The airport is named after Mallam Aminu Kano, a prominent Nigerian politician and social reformer.

Facilities at Mallam Aminu International Airport include a modern terminal building with various amenities to cater to the needs of travelers. The airport offers a range of services, including currency exchange, duty-free shopping, restaurants, and car rental facilities. There are also comfortable lounges for passengers to relax in before their flights.

The airport is well-connected to major cities in Nigeria and offers flights to various international destinations. It serves as a convenient starting point for exploring the vibrant city of Kano and the surrounding region, known for its rich cultural heritage and historical sites.

Travelers planning their trip to Nigeria can rely on Mallam Aminu International Airport for a smooth and comfortable travel experience, with efficient services and convenient connections to their desired destinations.