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No plan to divert flights to Ghana, Cotonou due to Lagos airport runway repair – FAAN

FAAN divert flights ghana cotonou

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has described as false a publication trending on the social media/online platforms on a proposed diversion of international flights to other countries – Ghana and Cotonou – due to ongoing repairs at Murtala Muhammed Airport Runway.

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

“During this period, Runway 18L/36R will be in use for all inbound and outbound flight operations as scheduled while maintenance will be ongoing on Runway 18R/36L.

“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,” the statement added.

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