Jalingo Airport is an airport serving Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. It is the destination of investors, travelers, and tourists in and out of the ‘Nation’s Gift of Nature’. The upgraded airport opened in 2014, after a period of intermittent construction. The airport is owned and operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). It is a passenger and cargo airport. The state is notable for agricultural production so the airport serves as a means of transporting its agricultural produce such as vegetables and cucumber to other parts of the country.
The airport is one of the major domestic airports in the country. It features the necessary facilities required as laid down by the aviation authority.
The direction of the runway is 07/25. It has a length of 3000m and 7834ft. It is surface dressed with asphalt. The runway includes a 375 meters (1230ft) displaced threshold at the west end.
WHAT TO BRING
Before heading to Jalingo Airport, make sure you bring along your flight documents. Passport, confirmation details are important. Your luggage is also important.
The airport serves as a huge opportunity to boost the state’s economy. As an agro-producing state, it serves as a link to other parts of the country. It also brings investors to the state. Taraba State, nicknamed ‘Nations Gift of Nature,’ is a good site for tourists, so the airport is of importance.
AIRLINE AND DESTINATION
The major airline with scheduled flights to and fro Jalingo Airport is Overland Airways, which has its destination in Abuja.
The major visitors trooping into the airport are travelers, aviation officials, and tourists. Do have a safe flight boarding the airline at Jalingo Airport to your destination.