Quick Facts

About Asaba International Airport:

  • It has 2 domestic airlines operating daily flights to it with over 70% passenger occupancy
  • The Asaba International Airport is a hub for the south-east and south-south Nigerian regions; it serves travelers to Delta state, most parts of Anambra and Edo State
  • It would be the first airport in Nigeria to have an international hotel and convention center within it as a result of the Nelson Mandela Garden of 95 Trees located within the grounds of the airport

About Asaba:

  • It is the 5th fastest growing capital in Nigeria
  • It is the closest to the thriving economies of Onitsha, Awka, Agbor and Ekpoma
  • Thriving market economies around Asaba contribute over 15% of Nigeria’s non oil GDP

About Nelson Mandela Gardens:

  • The Nelson Mandela Garden of 95 Trees is located within 4-5 mins leisurely walk to the airport’s main entrance
  • It is a private limited liability business with non government involvement except for takeoff seed grant at the project’s inception
  • It would be the first location with a 4-star hotel and a 1000-person capacity convention center, within Asaba and its environs including the commercial city of Onitsha, once the development project is completed.
  • The shopping center, once completed, will offer services and products from international brands, which is presently unavailable in Asaba or its environs
  • The Nelson Mandela Gardens already has huge patronage from the local community and environs, especially from families during holidays and school excursions

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