Posts Tagged ‘Enugu Airport Runway’

FG Moves to Downgrade Enugu Airport over Safety Concerns

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 18, 2019
The federal government has announced that it would downgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, for not meeting required safety standards for international operations. By this development, Ethiopia Airlines will stop operations to the airport. Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this yesterday during the sixth stakeholders meeting in Lagos. The minister said […]

Enugu Airport Runway, A Death Trap – MD. OAS Helicopters

by Staff Writeron April 24, 2016
As my Lagos bound commercial flight charged out on takeoff roll on Runway-26 at Enugu airport, my heart jumped out of my mouth as a sudden shock jolted the airplane fuselage when the landing gears hit the macadamized portion of the runway; a shoddy construction job embarrassingly delivered by PW construction company less than six years ago. This […]