Perception of Airport security and safety of international passengers a study Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Nigeria


Perception of Airport security and safety of international passengers’ a study Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Nigeria


Adeniyi O Oluwakoya and Seun Ogundipe

Department of Transport and Tourism Studies, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State. Nigeria.


There had been an increasing security and safety concerns at international terminals since the September 11 incident in the US. In this regards, most related studies seems to be biased towards the developed economics preparedness to enhance and avert possible disaster encountered at the US. However, with the increasing threat being posed on a daily basis on African international terminal especially the Nigerian airport with the rise of Boko Haram and other emerging insurgents threats. This study seeks to examine the perception of international passenger on the safety and security of the Nigerian airport terminal. The methodology involves both the qualitative and the quantitative methods. The data is analysed with descriptive and inferential statistical analytical techniques. The study reveals there is a significant relationship between airport passenger perception of safety and enhanced security level at the airport. Also the passenger nationality status also influences the level of security procedures at the Murtala Mohammed International airport.


Keywords: Airport security and safety, international passengers, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Nigeria

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Adeniyi O Oluwakoya and Seun Ogundipe. Perception of Airport security and safety of international passengers’ a study Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Nigeria. American Journal of Transportation and Logistics, 2019,2:10. DOI: 10.28933/ajtl-2019-04-1009


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