FAAN shuts Abuja Airport‎ for three days

By Jul3,2014

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, said on Wednesday that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the country’s capial will be closed to traffic for maintenance from Saturday 5 July to Monday 7 July.

The closure of the only runway in Abuja airport‎ means there will be no flights for three days in the Nigerian capital.

‎A notice to all airmen‎ has already been issued at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Internatioal Airport in Abuja, notifying all airlines, sister agencies and critical stakeholders of the closure, ‎said Yakubu Dati, FAAN Spokesman.

“This facility upgrade, which is in line with ICAO requirements and‎ NCAA approved safety and Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPs), will further elevate safety and security to greater heights,” Dati said.


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