Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
Threats against the N3.4 billion second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, may have been averted following the announcement of N825.819 million compensation for affected natives.
Travellers, yesterday, lamented that the only elevator to the boarding area of the local wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) had broken down for several days.
An advance team of 31 officials of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), yesterday, departed for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, ahead of the commencement of Hajj 2023 airlift operations.
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has ordered relocation of all airplanes parked at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) apron of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, ahead of the May 29 presidential inauguration.
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