Sam Mbakwe International Airport

DNIM · Imo, Nigeria

About Sam Mbakwe International Airport

Region Imo
Country Nigeria
Runways 17/35
Type Midsized airport
Coordinates (ARP) 5.42706, 7.20603   052537N 0071222E
Variation 0.7° W (2023)
Timezone Lagos (+1 h)
Local time Dec 8, 2023 07:40


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
17 167° 167° 2,700 m 45 m Asphalt 5.4152 7.2087
35 347° 347° 5.4391 7.2033

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Sam Mbakwe International Airport

Sam Mbakwe International Airport is a midsized airport in Imo, Nigeria. The airport is located at latitude 5.42706 and longitude 7.20603. The airport has one runway: 17/35. The ICAO airport code of this field is DNIM. The airport's IATA code is QOW. Nearby other airfields are Port Harcourt International Airport, Port Harcourt City Airport / Port Harcourt Air Force Base, Asaba International Airport, Finima Bonny Airport and Akwa Ibom International Airport.

Sam Mbakwe International Airport does not publish a METAR, the nearest weather station is Port Harcourt International Airport, which is 54 km away. The flight information region (FIR) is Kano.

Sam Mbakwe International Airport is in the timezone of Africa/Lagos. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 06:28 and sets at 18:17. This applies to Sam Mbakwe International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +1 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Port Harcourt International Airport DNPO 54 km 211°
Exxon Mobil Aba Road Estate Heliport NG-0013 64 km 192°
Port Harcourt City Airport / Port Harcourt Air Force Base NG-0004 68 km 197°
Shell Industrial Area Heliport NG-0011 69 km 196°
Agip Heliport NG-0012 74 km 200°
Mazi Alex Otti Heliport NG-0010 77 km 093°
Asaba International Airport DNAS 105 km 325°
Finima Bonny Airport DNFB 114 km 181°
Nigeria LNG Helipad NG-0009 116 km 181°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Owerri OW NDB 2.4 km 167°