FG to rehabilitate Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway, Abuja with N1bn

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Published on November 13, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Nnamdi-Azikiwe-International-AirportThe Federal Government is to rehabilitate Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway, Abuja, with about one billion naira.

A reliable source from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), disclosed this to aviation correspondents in Lagos on Sunday.

The runway had been in bad state due to overuse and had been a source of concern to Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers.

The source said the Minister of State, Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, had set up a committee to oversee the work.

“Government is making urgent effort to start the rehabilitation of the runway at the Abuja airport and government has provided funds for the work, which could start anytime from now.

“The committee is expected to schedule the maintenance dates, which are expected to run from days to weeks.

“It is expected to also decide whether the runway…

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