The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) stated that effective from today Friday June 7, 2019, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport’s Apron Gate 1 and some sections of Taxiway F would be closed to human and vehicular traffic for six weeks.
A statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, explained that the closure is to enable the contractor; China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) handling the construction of the terminal link the proposed apron under construction to the existing one.
The statement added that to maintain orderliness and ensure safety of operators while the project would last, the authority has developed and deployed specific procedures for vehicular movements and officers of the Aviation Security department have been mobilized to ensure compliance.
The authority, the statement said solicit the understanding and cooperation of airlines, airport users and the general public towards ensuring a safe airside for aircraft movement and personnel safety during the construction.
FAAN, the statement added, is committed to her core values of safety, security and comfort.