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FAAN records 14.9m passengers traffic in 2012

11 February 2013, 09:05

Lagos - The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it recorded 14.3 million passengers traffic in 2012 as against 14.9 million in 2011, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

This is contained in a statement from the General Manager, Corporate Communications of FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, in Lagos on Sunday.

It said that the two years recorded a growth difference of four per cent.

The statement stated that the passenger traffic record was taken in all the nation’s airports, including the Katsina Domestic and International Airport and Makurdi airport.

It added that the highest figure was taken from both domestic and international terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, which has a total of 7.4 million in 2012 as against 7 million in 2011.

It added that the Abuja and Port Harcourt airports recorded 3.6 million and 1.3 million passengers traffic in 2012 against 4.2 million and 1.3 million in 2011, respectively.

The statement noted that Kano, Enugu, Kaduna and Calabar airports were among the top in the list of the passenger traffic.

It also added that the airports that made the bottom of the list were Ibadan, Minna, Akure, Katsina and Makurdi, respectively.

It said that Katsina airport recorded 5 657 for 2012 against 19 898 for 2011 passenger traffic.

The statement added that Makurdi had the lowest record of 1 255 in 2012 as against 1 924 in 2011.


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