Enugu Airport Will Be Ready Before Easter — Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Thursday said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be completed before Easter.

He gave the assurance while inspecting the on-going rehabilitation work at the airport.

According to the Minister, the Federal Government carefully chose a reputable construction company, Messrs PW Limited, for the rehabilitation of airport due to its strategic importance to the South-East region.

He said the contractor had promised that the project would be completed before Easter.


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Sirika added that the new international terminal being constructed at the airport would be completed before the end of the year.

He disclosed that the Instrument Landing Systems, air field lightning, taxi lights and other key deliverables were part of the project that would be delivered.

Recall that the Federal Government had in August 2019 closed the runway of the airport for major repairs and work on the airfield.