Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (General Aviation Terminal, GAT)

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (IATA: KAN, ICAO: DNKN) is an international airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria.

It was a Royal Air Force station before the country became independent.

It is the main airport serving northern Nigeria and was named after politician Aminu Kano.

The airport has an international and a domestic terminal. Construction started on a new domestic terminal and was commissioned on 23 May 2011.

In 2009, the airport handled 323,482 passengers.

The bulk of international flights cater to the large Sudanese community in Kano and Muslim pilgrimages to Mecca. Construction of the Mallam Aminu Kano’s new domestic terminal, adjacent to the main terminal building, started at the beginning of the 21st century with its completion in November 2009 and commissioned in May 2011.

Runway Orientation

03 / 21

Runway Dimension

3000M X 60M