The Abakaliki International Airport code named Muhammad Buhari International Airport started operations immediately it was inaugurated in May 2023. And at the time of writing this post the Ebonyi State international airport is fully functional but it’s route is limited to Abuja and Lagos only for now.
Abakaliki to Abuja Flight Price Today: #57,000 Naira
Abakaliki to Abuja Flight Price with United Nigeria Air is 57,000 Naira.
Abuja to Abakaliki Air Flight with United Nigeria Air is 60,000 Naira.
To Book Flight from Abakaliki to Abuja with Air Peace cost 60,000 Naira for single trip and 110,000 for round trip.
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Which Flight Company is Operational in Abakaliki
The air flight company operational in Abakaliki for now is Air Peace and United Nigeria.
To book Air flight from Abakaliki to Abuja with United Nigeria on a round trip cost 105,000 Naira
To book Air flight from Abakaliki to Abuja on a single trip with United Nigeria is 57,000 Naira.
Ebonyi International Airport Abakaliki
25-Apr-2023. Ebonyi State’s Governor David Umahi stated Air Peace will operate the first test flights at Ebonyi International Airport on 27-Apr-2023. Mr Umahi said the airline will operate the flights from Abuja and Lagos using 80 seat aircraft. Mr Umahi reported Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will formally inaugurate Ebonyi Airport in early May-2023.
21-Apr-2023. Ebonyi State’s Special Assistant to the Governor on Infrastructural Development Frank Ngwu stated flight testing at Ebonyi International Airport is expected to commence in late Apr-2023. Mr Ngwu said the airport will feature “the single largest terminal building in Nigeria” and “the single biggest apron in Nigeria”. He said the airport will primarily handle cargo aircraft and will be able to accommodate “the biggest aircraft in the world”.
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Nov-2021. Ebonyi State’s Commissioner for Information Uchenna Orji stated the Ebonyi International Airport project is more than 60% complete.
Aug-2020. Nigeria’s Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi reported Ebonyi International Airport will commence operations by 2022.
Jan-2020. Ebonyi’s Governor David Umahi stated construction of a new airport in the state will be complete in 18 months.
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Sep-2019. Federal Government of Nigeria approved the Ebonyi State Government’s request to construct a new international airport in Abakaliki.
Aug-2018. Nigeria’s Governor of Ebonyi David Umahi promised to commence development of a new airport project “for my people” in the Ebonyi region in early 2019, stating: “There is nothing we say we would do in this government that we cannot do”. He added: “The airport we will build may not be the biggest airport in the country, but it will be the most beautiful”.