Abuja Airport gets NCAA certification
In line with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standard, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, yesterday, certified the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja aerodrome for operations. The certification was presented to the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria following its compliance to safety standards and its demonstration that it can effectively manage the airport.
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The NCAA Director General Captain Muktar Umar, while presenting the certificate to the FAAN Managing Director noted that the certification process would result in enhanced safety levels, capacity, efficiency and effectiveness in aerodrome facilities and services
He disclosed that Nigeria was the only country in the Africa region to have two of its airport certified, maintaining that 25percent of international airports in the Africa and India Ocean region are certified.
Umar noted that the certification of international airports as required by the ICAO Annex 14 and Part 12 of the Nigerian Civil Aviation regulations was a global strategy to foster standards and uniformity in the sector.
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