The Mallam Aminu Kanu International Airport KAN is the oldest airport in the country having begun operations since 1936. The Kano Airport as it is also called has IATA code KAN and ICAO code DNKN. Kano has long been the center of great commercial and economic activities. For a long time, the airport was a stopover and refueling station for long-haul flights from different parts of Europe to Africa.
Mallam Aminu Kano Airport was named after a popular Kano and Nigeria statesman, who flourished as a businessman and an advocate for the rights of the masses.
These days Mallam Aminu International Airport KAN is majorly a lift off point for annual trips to Mecca for the Muslim pilgrimage as well as used by the Lebanese community which is considerably large and
In 2013 the Mallam Aminu Kano Airport underwent remodeling and renovations and commissioned on the 15th of March 2015.
Because it was first used as a Royal Air Force Station, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has always been upgraded with the latest aviation facilities, receiving upgrade after upgrade when due.
As such the airport currently serves military and civilian flights. Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport currently is operated by 11 passenger airlines on domestic and international flights and 2 cargo airlines.
Airlines that Fly to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
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KAN Flight Status
When flying from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, make sure you arrive the airport at least two hours in advance. This may mean leaving your location a lot earlier than you might have planned especially because of traffic on the road. Fridays in Kano always sees a lot of traffic, so if you are
Parking at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
The premises of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has sufficient parking facilities. There is a charge for each duration that your vehicle spends in the airport.
Transportation Information for Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport KAN
The airport is highly accessible due to being in the middle of the city.
Facilities and Convenience at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
How busy is the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport?
The airport served over 389,560 passengers in 2015.