Nigeria Airport Authority (NAA)

The Nigeria Airport Authority (NAA) is a statutory body or public corporation tasked with the management, maintenance, operation, administration, and control of all airports in Nigeria. Notable international airports like Murtala Muhammed Airport Ikeja and Aminu Kano Airport Kano fall under its purview, while local airports such as Calabar airport represent examples of its jurisdiction. […]

The Nigeria Airport Authority (NAA) is a statutory body or public corporation tasked with the management, maintenance, operation, administration, and control of all airports in Nigeria. Notable international airports like Murtala Muhammed Airport Ikeja and Aminu Kano Airport Kano fall under its purview, while local airports such as Calabar airport represent examples of its jurisdiction.

 

Roles of the N.A.A:

  1. Airway Control: The authority oversees both domestic and international airlines.
  2. Facility Maintenance: It provides repair and maintenance facilities for damaged aircraft.
  3. Warehouse Provision: The NAA offers storage facilities for goods and luggage during loading and unloading.
  4. Security Agent Housing: It provides office accommodation for customs, immigration, police, and other agents working at the airport.
  5. Revenue Collection: The NAA is responsible for collecting airport taxes from airlines, shop operators, and other entities within the airport.
  6. Passenger Security: Ensuring passenger safety through the provision of security measures.
  7. Administration: The NAA oversees the general administration, management, and control of the airport.
  8. Infrastructure Development: Ensuring airports in the country have a robust road network for incoming vehicles.

 

Functions of Airports:

  1. Refuelling Points: Airports serve as refuelling points for long-distance aircraft.
  2. Landing Facilities: They provide landing facilities for both domestic and international aircraft.
  3. Commerce and Trade Promotion: Airports promote commerce and trade within and among countries.
  4. Employment Opportunities: They create employment opportunities in both specialized and unskilled sectors of the aviation industry.
  5. Entry Points: Airports serve as entry points for goods and passengers.
  6. Defensive Bases: They function as bases for defense, monitoring activities in the airspace of countries.

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