Nigerian airports experienced a 17.2% growth in passenger traffic in the first and second quarters of 2009 in comparison with the same period in 2008.

Passenger traffic figures stood at 5,777,598 in 2009 across 21 airports while 4,930,509 was recorded in the same period in 2008.

Aircraft movements stood at 107,320, a 12.3% increase, while 95,575 movements were recorded in 2008.