NCAA warns MTN, GLO, others to obtain permits for high rise structures


Capt. Muhtar Usman, Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed operators of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) to obtain Aviation Height Clearance (AHC) Permits and Licences before constructing high rise structures.

The NCAA issued the warning in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, in Lagos on Tuesday.

Adurogboye stated that others affected by the warning include landing facilities owners, stakeholders and members of the general public.

“These permits, Aviation Height Clearance and Licences, are to be obtained before the construction of the following: Towers, Telecommunication Masts, High Rise Buildings/Structures and Landing facilities.

“These landing facilities include construction of Helipad/Helideck for civil use and Heliports,’’…

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