Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport

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Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
Serves Sokoto, Nigeria
Elevation AMSL 1,010 ft / 308 m
Coordinates 12°54′58″N 5°12′25″E / 12.91611°N 5.20694°E / 12.91611; 5.20694
SKO is located in Nigeria
Location of the airport in Nigeria
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: FAAN[1] WAS[2] GCM[3] Google Maps[4]

Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport[2] or Sultan Saddik Abubakar Airport[1] (IATA: SKO, ICAO: DNSO) is an airport serving Sokoto, the capital of the Sokoto State in Nigeria. Arik Air does daily operation from Abuja and Med-View Airlines does flights to Jeddah during Hajj using a 747.

The Sokoto VOR-DME (Ident: SOK) and non-directional beacon (Ident: SK) are located on the field.[5] The runway length does not include 118 metres (387 ft) displaced thresholds on each end.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aero Contractors Abuja
Arik Air Abuja
Med-View Airlines Jeddah

See also


  1. ^ a b FAAN - Sokoto Airport
  2. ^ a b Airport information for DNSO at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for SKO at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Google Maps - Sokoto
  5. ^ "Sokoto VOR-DME (SOK) @ OurAirports". Retrieved 2018-08-21.

External links

  • Accident history for SKO at Aviation Safety Network
  • OurAirports - Sokoto
  • SkyVector - Sokoto
  • OpenStreetMap - Saddiq Abubakar

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