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Benin Airport to be commissioned on Friday – FAAN

By on March 7, 2013

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will Friday commission the remodeled Benin Airport terminal in Benin City, Edo state.

FAAN had commissioned two airports in the past,  Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal 1, on October 22, 2012 and the General Aviation Terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on January 21st, 2013.
The Benin Airport is the third to be commissioned among the 11 airports listed under the first phase of the Airport Remodeling Project of the Aviation Ministry led by the Minister Princess Stella Oduah.
The airport authority say, There are eight airports under the first phase, there include: Kano, Yola, Kaduna, Calabar, Enugu, Jos, Owerri and Port Harcourt, which are at various stages of completion,  and will soon be commissioned.
The second phase of the project involving the remaining 11 airports in the country is expected to commence by mid 2013 according to the Aviation Ministry.
[Citizens Platform]