Book Cheap Flights to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN)

About Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

Kano, Nigeria

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, situated in the ancient city of Kano, is the oldest airport in Nigeria. During the first decades of operations, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport became an important fuel stop for airlines flying long-haul services between Europe and Africa. Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport serves civilian and military flights.

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (IATA code: KAN) is the main airport serving northern Nigeria and is operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. Flights to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport are provided by international airlines such as Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways and British Airways. KAN is a 31-minute drive from the city centre of Kano.

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Popular flights to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

Flight Route Airline Trip Type Travel Dates Searched Price from
Lagos - Kano Arik Air Return Dec 20 - Dec 23 1 day ago NGN54,198
Abuja - Kano Arik Air Return Dec 24 - Jan 21 1 day ago NGN95,498
Port Harcourt - Kano Air Peace Return Jul 9 - Jul 25 1 day ago NGN112,198
Enugu Emene - Kano Air Peace Return Nov 23 - Nov 25 1 day ago NGN112,798

General Information About Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

LocationIATA code
KAN
World marketCountry
Nigeria
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Kano
Time zoneTime zone
GMT + 01:00
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Type D & G

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is named after a prominent Kano-born Nigerian statesman, Mallam Aminu Kano. It is an important airport as it is a transit point for the annual Muslim Hajj to Mecca. The majority of international flights cater to the large Lebanese community in Kano and Muslim pilgrimages to Mecca. KAN is the connecting point for Northern Nigeria to many parts of the world.

Book your flight to and from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport with popular flights from Abuja to Kano.

Passengers can find food and drinks at the small bars located at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport.

The duty-free shops at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport are currently closed.

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has a small VIP lounge for business class passengers.

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has facilities, including a newsstand and post office.

There is a great range of accommodation nearby Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport to suit your budget. You will find great hotels in locations such as Tamandu Road, Race Course Road and Ahmad Daku Crescent.

You may order your foreign exchange online 60 days before departing from Nigeria.

The following documents are required:

• Valid passport

• Proof of travel arrangements – flight tickets and accommodation

• Original ID document or temporary resident permit

• Proof of residential address (a bank statement that is less than 3 months old/utility bill)

There are foreign exchange outlets located at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport.

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has plenty of bays for long and short-term parking.

Travelling to and from the airport

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport physical address: Sani Abacha Way, Kano, Nigeria

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is 13 km from the city centre of Kano. Airport shuttles, limousines and taxis are available to transport you to and from the airport to your destination!

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