Armed Forces Overviews
Nigeria - Air Force
Nigeria - Air Force
Nigerian Air Force
Falcon 7X is one of the VIP aircraft operated by the 101 Presidential Air Fleet from Abuja. This unit reports directly to the Ministry of Defence.
Photo: Frankfurt/Main,
11 November 2011,
Edward Kleiser
Abuja/Nnamdi Azikiwe (DNAA)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 09°00'25"N 007°15'47"E
Elev: 1123 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
101 Presidential Air Fleet

AW139
B737-7N6
Ce550
Falcon 7X
Falcon 900
G550
Global Express
209 Executive Airlift Group

B737-505
Benin (DNBE)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 06°18'59"N 005°35'56"E
Elev: 258 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
81 Air Maritime Group

ATR42-500MP
Do228-212
One of the newest aircraft on the inventory is the ATR-42-500MP maritime patrol aircraft. Three were delivered with three ATR-72 to follow.
Photo: Torino/Caselle,
29 Juli 2011,
Alessandro Buffa
Calabro/Margaret Ekpo (DNCA)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 04°58'34"N 008°20'50"E
Elev: 200 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
207 Special Mobility Group

aircraft on detachment
Enugu/Akanu Ibiam (DNEN)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 06°28'27"N 007°33'42"E
Elev: 466 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
305 Flying Training School

Basic Helicopter Flying Wing AW109LUH
R66
H300C (wfu)
Mi-34S (wfu)
337 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
Ilorin (DNIL)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 08°26'24"N 004°29'38"E
Elev: 1126 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
203 Medium Airlift Group

227 Wing G222
Kaduna (DNKA)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 10°41'45"N 007°19'13"E
Elev: 2071 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
301 Flying Training School

Primary Flying Training Wing Air Beetle
Do128-6
Do228-212
401 Flying Training School

MFI-395 Super Mushshak
335 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
Kano/Mallam Aminu (DNKN)
Rwy: 05/23, 06/24
Pos: 12°02'53"N 008°31'25"E
Elev: 1562 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
303 Flying Training School

Advanced Flying Training Wing MB339CD
L-39ZA
339 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
Lagos/Murtala Muhammed (DNMM)
Rwy: 18L/36R, 18R/36L
Pos: 06°34'43"N 003°19'21"E
Elev: 135 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
97 Special Operations Group

207 Wing Mi-24P
Mi-24V
Mi-35P
99 Air Weapons School

909 Tactical Fighter Training Wing Alpha Jet A
201 Heavy Airlift Group

221 Wing C-130H
C-130H-30
205 Rotary Group

AS332M1
401 Air Maintenance Depot

maintenance on:
AS332
Mi-24
Mi-35
C-130
G222
435 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
The 88 Military Airlift Group was renamed 201 Heavy Airlift Group in 2010.
The NAF transport fleet relies mostly on the venerable Hercules. Both the short and longer version, C-130H-30 that can be seen here, are operated.
Photo: Cambridge,
27 August 2011,
Mark Rourke
Maiduguri (DNMA)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 11°51'19"N 013°04'53"E
Elev: 1097 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
79 Composite Group

204 Wing MiG-21bis (wfu)
MiG-21UM (wfu)
Makurdi (DNMK)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 07°42'14"N 008°36'50"E
Elev: 371 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
64 Air Defence Group

F-7NI
FT-7NI
MiG-21MF/bis (wfu)
MiG-21UM (wfu)
Jaguar BN/SN (wfu)
35 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
405 Central Armament Depot

storage and disposal
Port Harcourt (DNPO)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 05°00'56"N 006°56'58"E
Elev: 87 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
97 Special Operations Group

206 Wing Alpha Jet A


225 Wing no aircraft assigned
We conclude with Air Force One, the B737 that travels around the world.
Photo: Puerto Rico,
18 March 2007,
Juan A. Rodriguez
Warri/Heliport
Rwy: 03/21H
Pos: 05°32'23"N 005°46'03"E
Elev: 32 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
61 NAF Detachment

aircraft on detachment
Yenagoa
Rwy: 07/25, HEL
Pos: 04°56'34"N 006°16'12"E
Elev: 34 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
235 Base Services Group

no aircraft assigned
Yola (DNYO)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 09°15'28"N 012°25'50"E
Elev: 599 ft
Group Wing Aircraft Type(s) Badge
75 Strike Group

no aircraft assigned
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