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Airfield Lightening Installation: FAAN to close domestic runway  18L/36R 

By Chimezie Godfrey

As part of efforts aimed at improving  safety and efficiency of flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has concluded arrangements to complete the installation of CAT III Airfield Ground Lighting system on Runway 18L/36R.

In a statement, the Ag. General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze revealed that the project, which commenced effectively on Friday, July 8, 2022, is expected to last for 90 days.

“Consequently, Runway 18L/36R will be closed to flight operations during this time.

“However, stakeholders are to note that there will be no disruption. All normal flight operations will be conducted through runway 18R/36L.

“A NOTAM to this effect has already been published and disseminated accordingly,” she stated.

She assured that FAAN is Committed to her core values of safety, security and comfort.

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