The Yakubu Gowon Airport in Jos, Plateau State, will be closed for one week starting on Wednesday, according to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
The airport will be temporarily closed to fly operations from Saturday, September 23, to Friday, September 29, 2023, for runway maintenance, according to a press release from FAAN management.
According to FAAN, the shutdown was required to guarantee the security of both passengers and aircraft.
“This is to notify the general public, airport users, and stakeholders that Yakubu Gowon Airport in Jos will be temporarily closed to flight operations from September 23rd to September 29th, 2023 for airport runway maintenance.”
“The Management regrets any inconvenience this may cause our valued customers,” stated the message.