MMIA Authorities Closes Drop-Off Zones, Gives Alternative Routes

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), on Wednesday, announced the temporary closure of the regular drop off zone at the departure lounge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.


FAAN’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, in a statement on Wednesday, said it has become necessary to notify passengers, airport users, stakeholders and the public, that the temporary closure of MMIA regular drop off zone, takes effect from October 6.


According to her, the temporary closure is to give room for the completion of the ongoing project of canopy installation within the international airport.


The airport authorities, has therefore, opened the drop off zone of the new international terminal, as a temporary route for airport users while the project lasts.


Mrs. Yakubu advised all stakeholders to comply with directives as laid down by MMIA authorities to ensure orderliness.


“However, to ease vehicular and human facilitation around the area, the authority has temporarily opened the drop off zone of the new international terminal to serve airport users while the project lasts,” she said.


Yakubu said that covered walkways had been put in place to link the old and new terminals.


She said that the authority would also open the new departure bridge to serve as an exit to motorists.


“We appeal to airport users to bear with us while the project is being completed,” she added.

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