Lekki-Epe International Airport

New Airport
Completion: Unknown
IATA: n/a
ICAO: n/a
City: Lagos
Country/Territory: Nigeria


  • Annual (pax):
    • 5,000,000


Lekki-Epe International Airport is an airport development project east of Lagos, Nigeria. The master plan has been completed and a 3500 hectare site for the airport has been secured. The airport is designed to handle five million passengers p/a with scope for future expansion.

May-2015. The Lekki-Epe International Airport development project faces delay due to opposition by local land-holders to the land acquisition process, as well as delays in investors committing to the airport financing. Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry Sola Oworu confirmed the state government is “shopping for investors” and will recommence work on the project once new financing is in place. The state government is also returning some acquired land to 98 local villages, some of which had originally been acquired for a planned perimeter road.

Feb-2014. Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola reportedly said land acquisition and preparatory work for a new international airport in the state's Lekki region is complete and the government is seeking investment for the project.

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