The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, will be closing its runway for three days.
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) made the announcement, Punch reports.
The runway will be closed for three days starting from Saturday to enable the airport authorities to conduct maintenance on the facility.
Coordinating General Manager, Aviation Parastatals, Yakubu Dati, released a statement concerning this news.
Here are excerpts:
This facility upgrade, which is in line with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) requirements and NCAA (Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority) approved Safety Standard and Recommended Practices, will further elevate safety and security to greater heights.
FAAN hereby apologises for the inconvenience this temporary closure will cause air passengers and airline operators.”