Follow the fire outbreak at the airport’s runaway, Flight Activities at port-Harcourt international Airport was halt on Saturday, January 4th
Flight activities at Port-Harcourt International Airport was grounded on Saturday, January 4, 2019, following a fire outbreak at the airport’s runway.
According to Punch, the fire prevented a Max Air flight from taking off while an Arik flight had to return to base.
The fire also prevented a Dana flight from Abuja to Port Harcourt from landing at the airport. The flight had to return to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
A source, who spoke to Punch said it was a bush fire, adding that the airport had been closed for the smoke to dissipate and would be opened within a short period.
However, at the time of filing this report, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria had not reacted to the incident.