List of Air Force Bases In Nigeria

There are about 20 Nigerian airforce bases in Nigeria spreading across 17 different States.  The Nigerian air force(NAF) which was established 56 years ago as a branch of the Nigerian armed forces has about 15,000 active members.

NAF has it’s headquarters in Abuja with President Buhari as the Commander-in-Chief and Marshal Sadique Abubakar as the Chief of the Air Staff.

The NAF base served as a home to most of the air force members where they practice and deliver their ordained national services. Some base also has primary and secondary schools with medical facilities. Below is the complete list of Nigerian airforce bases and the state it’s located.

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List of State and the Nigerian Airforce Bases

Federal Capital Territory Base

1. Nigerian Air Force Abuja located within the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja

Kaduna State Bases

2. Nigerian Air Force Base Kaduna, Kawo in the Old Kaduna Airport

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3. Nigerian Air Force Mando

4. Nigerian Air Force Unguwan

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Kano State Base

5. Nigerian Air Force Kano is located within Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport.

Katsina State Base

6. Nigeria Air Force Katsina

Sokoto State Base

7.Nigerian Air Force Base mabera
Borno State Base

Borno State

8. Nigeria Air Force Maiduguri

Niger State Bases

9. Nigeria Air Force Minna located within Minna Airport

10. Nigeria Air Force Kanji

Kwara State Base

11. Nigerian Air Force Ilorin

Plateau State Base

12. Nigeria Air Force Jos

Adamawa State Base

13. Nigeria Air Force Yola

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Enugu State Base

14. Nigerian Air Force Enugu located within Akanu Ibiam International Airport

Bauchi State Base

15. Nigerian Air Force Bauchi

Benue State Base

16. Nigeria Air Force Makurdi located within Makurdi Airport

Rivers State Base

17. Nigeria Air Force Port Harcourt

Edo State Base

18. Nigeria Air Force Benin

Lagos State Base

19. Nigeria Air Force Ikeja, Shasha

Osun State Base

20. Nigeria Air Force Ipetu-Ijesha

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Some of these Nigerian airforce bases are mostly situated near airports to detect attacks or invasion easily while securing the nation.


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