Bush Fire: FAAN Reopens Port Harcourt Airport

The apprehension over the bush fire that occured close to the runway of the Port Harcourt airport and disrupted flight operations has now been put to rest as the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria FAAN has assured air travellers wishing to use the airport that the situation is now under control.

A statement signed by Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs at FAAN said:
"Following a careful 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 to operations.

"Normal flight activities has therefore re-commenced at the airport".