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Survey ranks Lagos, Port Harcourt Airports among top 20 Worst in the World

Survey ranks Lagos, Port Harcourt Airports among top 20 Worst in the World

Two days after the World Internal Security and Police Index ranked the Nigerian Police Force as the worst in the world, a recent survey now rates Lagos and Port Harcourt Airports among the top 20 Worst in the World.

The survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net) ranks the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa as third worst airport globally, while the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, was rated the fifth worst airport in the world.

Among the criteria used to rate the airports includes comfort (gate seating and availability of rest zones), services, facilities and things to do, food options, immigration/security, customer service, cleanliness, navigation and ease of transit and sleep-ability.

The worst five airports in the world in the order of ranking are; Juba International Airport, South Sudan (JUB); Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia (JED); Port Harcourt International Airport, Nigeria (PHC); Crete Heraklion International Airport, Greece (HER) and Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria (LOS).

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Others are: Santorini Thira National Airport, Greece (JTR); Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport, Tanzania (DAR); Rhodes International Airport, Greece (RHO); Paris Beauvais-Tille Airport, France (BVA); Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan (TAS); London Luton International Airport, England (LTD) and Rome Ciampino International Airport, Italy (CIA).

Others include: Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal (KTM) and New York City LaGuardia, USA (LGA); Chania International Airport, Greece (CHQ); Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport, Venezuela (CCS),; Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China (CAN); Cluj International Airport, Romania (CLJ); Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan (ISB) and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia (ADD).


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  • seyi jelili

    To an extent this survey is right but same time they hyper condemned our airports


      Read the story again, they have indices for the rating

  • Abeni Adebisi

    Definitely, this survey report is not credible! They are only looking for attention, they don’t deserve to be taken seriously.

    • Animashaun Ayodeji

      Whether the report is credible or not, these airports are not of world standards and they need to be improved on.

  • Animashaun Ayodeji

    This is a negative image on Lagos Start and Portharcourt, the states’ governments should make sure all these cafeterias that made the airports be included as part of worst 5 airports should be improved on.

    • Anita Kingsley

      Lagos state in particular, it is very bad for the image of the state, Ambode should make sure the airports get improved on as the state has better image in the foreign scene and more focus from international bodies.

      • yanju omotodun

        It’s not ambode’s duty, it’s the federal government ‘s duty

        • Balarabe musa

          There is nothing bad if he intervenes ,afterall, he is taking the responsibility of repairing the airport road which is not for the state

    • yanju omotodun

      Your construction na wa o