Federal Government Lists Nigerian Airports That Will Be Open From June 21

The Nigerian Government has named airports where domestic flights will resume as announced by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
Musa Nuhu, Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, in a statement on Tuesday said flights will resume in five airports on June 21 and other airports will be added gradually.

Nuhu said the airports will remain closed to foreign flights until a resumption date was announced.

He said, “The closure of Nigerian airports to domestic flights has been extended to 2300 on June 20, 2020.

“The gradual start of domestic flight operations will commence on June 21, 2020, with Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport Kano, Omagwa International Airport, Port Harcourt, and Sam Mbakwe Airport Owerri. Other airports will be gradually added to the network after a review and assessment.

“All flights to any airport outside the five listed airports shall comply with the existing COVID-19 protocols for approvals.

“Emergency and essential flights are exempted from this restriction and shall comply with the existing COVID-19 protocols for approval.”

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