Abuja Airport Runway Open after Skybird Incident

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Following the partial closure of Runway 22, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 2200hours yesterday, September 12, 2018 due to an incident involving a Gulfstream 4 aircraft being operated by Skybird that overshot the Runway while landing and consequently got stuck on the Runway End Safety Area (RESA), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has now reopened the Runway to take arrivals and departures, subject to a reduced threshold of 3000metres.

The Authority will like to assure airlines and passengers that the airport is safe for normal operations.

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The management has reiterated tgat FAAN is committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.

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