The Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu is set to be closed down by the Federal Government, the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed.
Sirika said the airport will be closed down over the state of the runway.
Speaking in Lagos at a stakeholders forum on Friday, the Minister explained that the airport will be degraded for international operations, because the runway length is not ideal for such operations.
According to him, the market, television masts and free trade zone needs to be relocated for the airport to be fit for safe flights.
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