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FG airports have approach, landing aids, says NAMA

FG airports have approach, landing aids, says NAMA

4th August 2022 4th August 2022 All federal and state government-owned airports in Nigeria have approach and landing navigational aids, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency has said.This, he said, was because almost all airports in Nigeria had instrument landing facilities for approach and landing, which meant that they were operating based on Instrument Flight Rules.“Apart from Owerri and Calabar where the agency is working to install Category II Instrument Landing Systems, and Jalingo that has no ILS for now, basically all airports in Nigeria have a minimum of CAT II ILS, most of which were installed brand new.The NAMA boss said, “Apart from one or two private aerodromes, all federal and state government-owned airports managed by NAMA are equipped with Instrument Landing System.

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