Friday , 1 July 2022

FAAN refutes flight diversions to Ghana, Cotonou

  • Says int’l flights land on Runway 18L/36R due to rehabilitation of Runway 18R/36L
FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has refuted a publication trending on the social media/online platforms which states that there are diversion of international flights to other countries; Ghana and Cotonou due to ongoing repairs at Murtala Muhammed Airport Runway.

FAAN management in a statement signed by Ag. GM Corporate Affairs, Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs) said that there is a planned rehabilitation of Runways 18R/36L ( international runway) slated for this weekend from 4th-5th June, 2022 between 0600hrs-1300hrs UTC daily.

However she stressed that during this period, Runway 18L/36R( the domestic runway) will be in use for all inbound and outbound flights operations as scheduled while maintenance will be ongoing on Runway 18R/36L.

The statement read, “Management also wishes to reiterate to our esteemed travelling passengers and the general public that inbound and outbound flights at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport will be operating unhindered.”

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