Port Harcourt Airport Now Open After Fire Incident


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Sunday 5th January, 2020 announced the reopening of activities at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State. Recall that Operations were shutdown due to fire that erupted on the runway. 

A statement by Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, said careful measures had been put in place to address the issue that led to the closure of the Port Harcourt International Airport. 

She said, “Following a thorough evaluation and mitigation of the impact of the bush fire earlier reported around the Port Harcourt International Airport and the dissipation of smokes around the airside, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform the general public that the airport has now been re-opened for it’s usual operations.”


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