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Maiduguri Airport serves the city of Maiduguri, the capital of the Borno State, in Nigeria. Owned and operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, this airport offers flights to a number of the major cities of the country. Maiduguri Airport was established in 1950, at the present Nigerian Air Force Headquarters. It is surrounded by the Bulunkutu, Shiwari, Shelmari and Muronti communities.
Maiduguri Airport (IATA code: MIU) is the gateway to north-eastern Nigeria. Flights to Maiduguri Airport are available from international and domestic airlines such as Med-View Airline and Azman Air. MIU is an 18-minute drive from the city centre of Maiduguri.
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Get ready to discover the second biggest state of Nigeria, Borno, with flights to Maiduguri Airport. MIU includes all the essentials to allow you to easily explore the attractions of this region of the country. These include locations such as Borno State Museum, Gwoza Hills, Jarry Fall, Lake Chad, Sanda Kyarimi Park Zoo. You’ll also get to enjoy the local festivals, including the annual Barakau, Durbar, and Gaogaram. You can rest assured you will experience a good service travelling to Maiduguri, since Maiduguri Airport has been in operation since the 1950s. MIU offers flights to and from various destinations around Nigeria, including Abuja, Kano, Kaduna and Lagos.
Maiduguri Airport has a limited number of shops and restaurants to ensure you can easily pass the time while waiting for your next flight.
Make sure to obey the baggage restrictions when at Maiduguri Airport.
There are a limited number of facilities available at Maiduguri Airport.
A number of different accommodation options are situated around Maiduguri Airport.
You can order foreign exchange as early as 60 days before leaving South Africa. Take note that you can only collect an order for foreign exchange in person.
Have the following documents on hand when ordering/collecting foreign exchange:
• A valid passport
• Proof of residential address
• Copy of booking itinerary or booking reference number
• Copy of e-ticket or physical flight ticket
• An ID document
Maiduguri Airport offers several parking bays.
Maiduguri is 11 km to the west of Maiduguri. Public transport, shuttles, taxis, limos and rideshare options are available to get you from the airport to your destination.
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Maiduguri Airport Physical Address: Maiduguri, Nigeria
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