Abuja - The second phase of the rehabilitation on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway will be executed from Saturday, July 12, to Monday July 14.
The information is contained in a statement issued by Yakubu Dati, Coordinating General Manager, Aviation Parastatals in Abuja on Tuesday.
"The second phase for the rehabilitation of the remaining section of the runway will hold for 30 hours between Saturday 12 (2300 UTC) and Monday 14 (0500 UTC), 2014,’’ the statement said.
He said the rehabilitation was being carried out in two phases to minimise the inconveniences the runway closure would have on air passengers and aircraft operators.
"A NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) to this effect has already been sent to all aircraft pilots and other relevant stakeholders, informing them of the impending closure.
"The authority regrets the inconvenience the second closure of the runway, in one week would cause passengers and other stakeholders,’’ he said.
The statement said the rehabilitation of the runway would enhance safety of flight operations.
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