Abuja airport records over.5m passengers, 9,428 aircraft flow in 2 months – Report

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Abuja – The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja handled   595, 552 passengers and 9,428 aircraft flow from January to February.

This was contained in the Traffic Analysis Report signed by Mr Danmusa Jibiril, Head of Operations Department, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

The report stated that for scheduled domestic passengers flow in January, the airport recorded 115,793 arrivals at the airport while 102,508 passengers departed.
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According to the report, the figures represent a total of 218,301 passengers for the month.

It stated that 111,284 passengers arrived at the airport in February and 115,359 departed making a total number of 226,642 passengers for that month.

The report said that for non-scheduled domestic passengers flow in January, 3,041 passengers arrived in the airport and 2,770 departed, making a total of 5,817 passengers for the month.

According to the report, for February, 3, 864 passengers arrived in the airport and 3,608 departed making a total of 7,472 passengers.

The report stated that for scheduled international passenger flow in January, the airport recorded 40,308 arrivals while 37,548 departed making a total of 77,856 passengers.

It added that for scheduled international passengers flow in February, 28,418 passengers arrived in the airport and 27,200 departed making a total of 55,618 passengers.

The report also said that for non-scheduled international passengers in January, the airport recorded 1,024 arrivals and 609 departed making a total of 1,633 passengers.

According to the report, 1,107 passengers arrived in the airport in February and 1,105 departed making a total of 2,212 passengers.

“The total passengers movement for January both scheduled and non-scheduled and domestic and international is 303,607 and for February is 291,945 making a total of 595,552 passengers for both months,’’ report said.

Speaking on aircraft, the report said that for domestic scheduled aircraft in January 1,397 aircraft arrived in the airport and 1,397 departed making a total of 2,794 aircraft.

For February, the report said 1,428 aircraft arrived in the airport and 1,428 departed making a total of 2,856 aircraft.

Report said that for non-scheduled domestic aircraft in January, 498 aircraft arrived in the airport and 498 departed making a total of 996 aircraft.

For February, 551 aircraft arrived the airport and 551 departed making a total of 1,102 aircraft.

The report said that for international scheduled aircraft in January, 307 arrived and 307 departed making a total of 614 aircraft.

For February, 248 aircraft arrived in the airport and 248 departed making a total of 498 aircraft.

The report added that for non-scheduled international aircraft in January, 56 arrived and 56 departed making total of 112 aircraft.

For February, 129 aircraft arrived the airport and 129 departed making total of 258 aircraft.

“ The total aircraft for January, both scheduled and non-scheduled domestic and international, is 4,716 aircraft and for February, 4,712, making a total of 9, 428 aircraft for both months,’’ the report said. (NAN)

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