The Federal government FG, has said it would soon shut down Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu state.
The aviation minister, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this during the sixth aviation stakeholders’ forum which is still ongoing as at the time of filing this report.
According to him, reasons for the planned shutdown of the airport include; the bad condition of the runway, the landing aids, a market, a free trade zone, among others.
Sirika said the airport would be closed down until the state government removes all the encumbrances posing threat to safe flight operations at the airport.
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