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Race on who lands first on new Abuja runway begins, Air Peace, Medview, others line up Wednesday

Abuja Runway ready

Local airlines on Monday evening announced their resumption of flights in and out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja starting from Wednesday, April 19 following completion of the rehabilitation of the runway. This is coming as the Director-General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Usman Muktar, disclosed that the airport runway is ready for operation and can ...

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All set for reopening of Abuja runway to traffic, delivery now over 99%

Abuja airport

Finishing touches are the only ongoing work at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, as all major construction works have been concluded. This was confided on Business Hilights correspondent by one of the top engineers working for Julius Berger at the site on Sunday evening. According to the engineer who pleaded anonymity, “any aircraft can land from Monday evening ...

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2 divergent delivery work rate worry stakeholders on Abuja airport runway

Abuja airport

Less than one week after the Minister of State for Aviation, Capt. Hadi Serika told Nigerians that rehabilitation of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, runway was 57.5 per cent completed, the Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh Dunoma has presented another delivery readiness percentage to the visiting Vice president. FAAN boss while conducting the ...

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FG extends Abuja Airport repairs for 18 weeks but maintains reopening schedule

Abuja airport repairs

Indications have emerged that the ongoing upgrade of the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will continue after the expiration of the given six weeks for another 12 weeks, making total duration 18 weeks. However, the additional 12 weeks will be done at nights while flight operations resumes on schedule. In a statement made available to State House ...

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Signals of completing repair works at Abuja airport runway before schedule emerge

Abuja airport repairs

A tour of the runway reconstruction site at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by select journalists including Abuja Bureau Chief of Business Hilights has shown that rather than six weeks as proposed by the government, the repair works may end earlier than said. Already, Julius Berger Plc, the contractor handling the N5bn rehabilitation work of the Airport, runway has commenced ...

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FG still appealing to foreign airlines on Kaduna airport as NAIA closes today for repairs

Osinbajo

As all is set for the shutdown of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja by midnight today, the federal government is continuing to appeal to some international airlines who have indicated that they may suspend operations to the destination pending when the repair works will be over. Their major concern is security and flexibility of available infrastructure at Kaduna Airport. ...

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Julius Berger mobilizes to site as Abuja Airport gets closed midnight Tuesday

FAAN

Barring any last minute directive from above, all is set for the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, from midnight on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The public awareness and stakeholders’ notifications had been completed before now. The closure which up till now failed to receive unanimous acceptance according to the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Serika is ...

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