NCAA Approves Lagos, Abuja Airports To Resume International Flights On September 5
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has confirmed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos as the two airports allowed to resume international flight operations as from September 5, 2020.
NCAA disclosed this in a statement with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/255 to all aviation stakeholders and foreign airlines operating in Nigeria.
The letter signed by NCAA Director General, Captain Musa Nuhu, disclosed that other airports would be gradually reopened, stressing, however, that the two would have to adhere to existing COVID-19 protocols for approvals.
The statement reads, “Other international airports namely Mallam Aminu International Airport, Kano (DNKN), Port Harcourt International, Omagwa, (DNPO), Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, DNEN, will remain closed to international flights until a new date is determined and announced.”
Nigeria had on March 23, 2020, shut it’s airspace to international travel to contain the spread of the coronavirus.