FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
NIGERIAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
ALL OPERATORS LETTER (DG 001/20)
Ref : NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/106
Date: 21st March, 2020
To: ALL NIGERIAN OPERATORS AND FOREIGN OPERATORS FLYING INTO NIGERIA
From: NIGERIAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY ATTN ACCOUNTABLE MANAGER/COUNTRY MANAGER
Subject: UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, we wish to inform you that effective Monday 23rd March at 23002 to 23rd April at 2300Z, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos (DNMM) and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja (DNAA) will be closed to all International flights.
Emergency and essential flights are exempted from this restriction.
This is in addition to the closure of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano (DNKN), Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (DNEN) and Port-Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa (DNPO) effective Saturday 21 March at 2300Z.
Henceforth, all airports in Nigeria are closed to all incoming international flights with the exception of emergency and essential flights.
Domestic flights will continue normal operations at all airports.
All airlines are required to submit passenger manifest to Port Health Authorities prior to arrival of flights into Nigeria.
Please be guided accordingly.
Captain Musa S Nuhu
Nnamdi Azikiwe Int'l Airport, Domestic Wing, Abuja. Tel: +234 (1) 7610041. +234 (1) 7610042, +234 (1) 7610043, +234 (1) 7610044, Tel/Fax: +234 807 729 1113,
Lagos Office: AVIATION HOUSE, Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Domestic Wing, Ikeja Tel: +234 (1) 4721521,+234 (1) 2790439; Fax: +234 (1) 2790421; Consumer Protection: +234 (1) 7607286 (24hrs); Airworthiness: +234 (1)4734482; Licencing: +234 (1) 7739972: Operations: +234 (1)4714339; Switch Board: +234 (1) 7610036, +234 (1) 7610037;