Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
Abuja airport temporarily shut down as plane skids off runway
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, was shutdown yesterday morning for about half an hour as Nest Oil operated aircraft skidded and got damaged on the sole runway. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said the runway had to be shut down to enable the authority take safety precautions measures. The Guardian learnt that…
Private jet skids off Abuja runway
A Private Jet operated by Nest Oil on Thursday skidded off the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
FG approves independent power plant for Abuja airport
The Federal Government yesterday gave approval for the setting up of an Independent Power Plant at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the Federal Capital Territory to end the challenge of power supply to the airport. At the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in 2018, it also approved the rehabilitation of the Enugu/Oturkpo road…
Abuja airport’s new terminal to gulp additional $400m
Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika yesterday said the new Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport terminal would cost additional $400million to be completed.
Low ranking of Nigeria’s aviation
My trip to Abuja, the other week, once again, brought me into close contact with Nigeria’s aviation and its operational deficiencies. It is baffling that Nigeria can’t build standard infrastructure at her airports, which accounts for the low ranking of the airports.
Abuja airport N61.2b terminal opens February 2018
All things being equal, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport’s (NAIA) new terminal in Abuja will open for operations February next year.
The Senate and aviation troubles
If the Senate expected plaudits for its recent lamentation on the woes of the aviation industry in the country, its expectation would be cut off for obvious reasons.
Local passenger traffic drops by 30% in Q1
Passenger traffic on the local route in Nigeria recorded at least 30 per cent drop in the first quarter of 2017.The significant plunge, compared to the same period in 2016, has been blamed on the recent temporary closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport...
El-Rufai lists benefits of Abuja Airport closure to Kaduna
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said that the six-week closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja brought several benefits to the state.
Abuja Airport: How Julius Berger saved Nigeria from embarrassment
The Nigerian government, through the Minister of state for Aviation, Hadi Sirika had given Julius Berger six weeks to complete the emergency rehabilitation of the existing runway and main taxiways to restore the integrity of the airport.