The Federal Government says the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja is 100 per cent complete and set for reopening to airlines on Wednesday, April 19.
The Airport Manager, Mr Mahmud Sani, who disclosed this to Channels Television in Abuja, said the terminal buildings at the airport have been upgraded for the safety and comfort of passengers.
“The airport is good to go. We thank the Federal Government for rehabilitating the Abuja Airport.
It is not only the runway that was rehabilitated, we also seized the opportunity to improve on our facilities at the terminal building. As you can see, every part of the terminal building is being touched,” he said.
The Airport Manager also outlined measures put in place to ensure a constant maintenance of the airport.
“We shall continue to maintain what we have, and we are also optimistic that the second runway will soon come,” he added.
The Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika, had said that he would resign if the airport was not opened by April 19, 2017.