Fire Outbreak: Flight operations resume at Port Harcourt Airport

Flight operations have resumed at the Port Harcourt International Airport after a temporary shutdown of the airport as result of a fire outbreak around the airside of the airport on Saturday.

The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, told PortNews in Lagos, explaining that the temporarily closure of the runway was part of safety precautions.

According to Yakubu, ‘’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.’’

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