This morning, Lagos airport runway is shutdown for repairs and installation of new Airport equipment, will this amount to more delays in flight take-off?
Though, the shutdown of the runway won’t affect the international runway and all flight operations, international and local airlines will use the international runway (18R/36L) for landing and take-off for about 3 Months.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria confirmed the runway closure in a statement on Wednesday titled, Airfield lighting installation: FAAN to close domestic runway 18L/36R. Below is statement by Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze:
Consequently, Runway 18L/36R will be closed to flight operations during this time. However, stakeholders are to note that there will be no disruption. All normal flight operations will be conducted through runway 18R/36L. A NOTAM (Notice to Air Men) to this effect has already been published and disseminated accordingly.