#ABVClosure: Kaduna airport ready for 24-hour operations – NCAA - Naijatune

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#ABVClosure: Kaduna airport ready for 24-hour operations – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has stated that the Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna is now ready for a 24-hour operations.
The General Manager Public Affairs of NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, who made this disclosure in Lagos on Tuesday, added that the airport was ready for local and international flights.
The Federal government had announced that it would today shut the Abuja Airport to enable the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) carry out major rehabilitation of the runway at the airport.
Speaking on the development, Adurogboye explained that all necessary steps to ensure that the status of the airport as an alternative airport to the Abuja International Airport during the closure had been taken.
“The navigational aids have been well calibrated and fully functional to facilitate continuous smooth landings and takeoffs.
“Therefore, towards a seamless flight operations in line with Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPs) all relevant departments and directorates with full complement of staff have been redeployed to Kaduna”, he said.
Adurogboye added that the Regional Managers of NCAA for Abuja and Kaduna offices were on ground to allow for smooth integration of the additional staff coming to Kaduna.
Adurogboye said the Directorate of Consumer Protection (DCP), Directorate of Air Transport Regulations (DATR), Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standard (DAAS) and Aviation Security Personnel were already at the airport.
The official named other agencies deployed as NCAA, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Nigerian Customs and Exercise (NCS) and Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).

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