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Akanu Ibiam International Airport, or Enugu Airport, offers a gateway to Enugu State in Nigeria. Akanu Ibiam International Airport is named after the late Akanu Ibiam, a distinguished medical doctor and former governor of Eastern Region, Nigeria. The airport is one of the five international airports in the country and home to an impressive 3,000-metre runway.
Akanu Ibiam International Airport (IATA code: ENU) is a major airport for domestic arrivals and departures to other major cities in Nigeria, and international arrivals and departures from a number of countries around the world. Airlines that land at Akanu Ibiam International Airport include Arik Air, Air Peace, and Ethiopian Airlines. ENU is approximately 20 minutes from the city centre of Enugu.
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Akanu Ibiam International Airport is a key airport for domestic flights to the major cities of Nigeria and flights to a number of international destinations around the world.
Akanu Ibiam International Airport serves Enugu, the capital city of Enugu State, and nearby cities such as Onitsha, Nnewi, Awka, Abakaliki, Nsukka, Okigwe, Afikpo, Ugep, Orlu, Idah, Otukpo and Ogoja.
Its terminal buildings and 3,000-metre runway have an annual passenger capacity of 500,000.
Restaurants and shopping options at Akanu Ibiam International Airport are limited, but a number of restaurants and shops are situated in the surrounding area.
The services and facilities at Akanu Ibiam International Airport are limited.
Accommodation near Akanu Ibiam International Airport includes:
Hotel Monte Carlo
This no-frills 2-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation for short stays and business trips. It is situated approximately 16 minutes from Akanu Ibiam International Airport. Amenities include a restaurant and bar, fitness centre, airport shuttle bus, business centre, daily housekeeping, garden, grocery shopping service, laundry service, front desk safe, and air conditioning. Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking is included.
Nike Lake Resort
This ambient 3-star hotel offers relaxing accommodation for business trips and holiday vacations. It is situated approximately 25 minutes from Akanu Ibiam International Airport. Amenities include a restaurant and two bars, swimming pool, two tennis courts, business centre, airport shuttle bus, laundry service, housekeeping, meeting rooms, and air conditioning. Parking, Wi-Fi, and a buffet breakfast are complimentary.
Currency can be exchanged or purchased at an exchange bureau up to 60 days before departure from South Africa.
You will need the following documents to exchange or purchase foreign currency:
• A valid passport
• Proof of travel arrangements (i.e. flights tickets)
• An original identity document (ID) or temporary resident permit
• Proof of residential address (i.e. a utility bill that is less than three months old)
Akanu Ibiam International Airport offers open air parking for short and long-term stays.
Akanu Ibiam International Airport physical address: Airport Road, Enugu, Nigeria
Akanu Ibiam International Airport is located on the northeast boundary of Enugu, approximately 10 km from the centre of Enugu. Metered taxis are available to get you to your destination.
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