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Runway Repairs: FAAN announces partial closure of Enugu airport



The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is to embark on a palliative repair work on the Runway of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

To this end, the authority has appealed to passengers and other airport users with bear with them for any inconvenience this action might cause them.


In a statement , General manager, Corporate AffairsFAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, explained that the first phase of the repair work would commence on the 14th to 21st December 2017,  while the second phase will be from the 27th December 2017, to 4th January, 2018.


According to her, there would be skeletal operations at the airport while the work was ongoing as the Runway would open for operations from 0700 hours local time till 1500 hours local time on the proposed dates.


This is to enable the contractor have ample day-light working hours in order to obtain stable and even Runway surface, while also completing the work within the stipulated timeframe.

In line with Standards And Recommended Practices, the Authority had requested the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to issue a Notice To Air Men (NOTAM) in this regard.


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