All Abuja bound flights – domestic and international – will be redirected to Kaduna for six weeks in 2017 as the government upgrade the airport’s badly damaged runway.
Buses will be made available to carry passengers from Kaduna to Abuja or to railway station, depending on their choice.
Although the UK’s Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson expressed concerns for her dearest people, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said:
“I would rather lose $5 billion than lose one person,” the minister said. “Kaduna Airport will be used as alternative,’’
Good to hear!