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Mallam Aminu International Airport

(KAN)

Kano State, Nigeria

IATA Code KAN ICAO Code DNKN
City Kano Country/Region Nigeria (NG)
Type

Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)

Customs
Hub for ZQ
Latitude 12.0476 Longitude 8.52462
Time Zone +01:00 Phone Number
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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.

In 2014, the airport handled 433,263 passengers. The bulk of international flights cater to the large Lebanese community in Kano and Muslim pilgrimages to Mecca.

The main terminal with the control tower serves international flights and domestic services operated by Arik Air. Facilities in the departure lounge are minimal, with a newsstand near the check-in counter and a small bar at airside. There is a small VIP lounge for business class passengers.

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