Sani Abacha International Airport (IATA: GMO, ICAO: DNGO) is an airport serving Gombe, the capital of Gombe State of Nigeria. The airport is also known as
Sani Abacha International Airport (IATA: GMO, ICAO: DNGO) is an airport serving Gombe, the capital of Gombe State of Nigeria. The airport is also known as Gombe Lawanti International Airpor International Airport. It is located at Lawanti Village along Bauchi-Gombe Road, Nigeria. The airport is named after the former military head of State in Nigeria, Sani Abacha, whose administration carved out Gombe from the Old Bauchi State. There is the presence of another airport in the State, Bajoga Northeast Airport. The plan to build Gombe Lawanti International Airport began in 2005 and was certified for flights in 2008. The first international was to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2008. The airport is operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Recently, the airport is on the verge of being closed by FAAN, who claims the authority is being owed a large sum of money.
The airport was recently upgraded to international standard. It flies cross-continent, making stops at countries like Saudi-Arabia for Muslim pilgrims. It serves Gombe and the Northern Nigerian axis. Gombe Lawanti International Airport is a place of interest for tourists in the State.
MAJOR AIRLINES AND DESTINATIONS
The major airline in this airport is Arik Air (Abuja) and Azman Airlines (Abuja).
WHAT TO BRING
Make sure you bring along your travel documents: passports, booking confirmation, flight tickets, your luggage and music player/good book to keep you occupied as you await your flight.
The frequent visitors here are the travelers, travel agents, aviation officers and tourists.
Book your flights from the Sani Abacha International Airport through online travel services such as Jumia, Konga and Flights.com
Enjoy your flight from this airport to your destinations.