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Buhari To Commission Terminal At MMA, FAAN Urges Travellers To Avoid Missing Flights 

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The newly built international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport will be commissioned on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The new terminal is expected to generate about three thousand direct and indirect employment for Nigerians.

In a bid to avoid the possibility of missing flights ahead of the commissioning, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has urged travellers and airport users to ensure that they arrive the Airport earlier than usual.

FAAN in a statement said: “The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) wishes to notify passengers and the general public that the newly built international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport would be commissioned on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.

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“Consequently, all travellers and Airport users are advised to get to the airport earlier than usual to avoid missing their flights, due to heightened security and logistics arrangements on ground.

“The authority apologises dfor any inconvenience this might cause. Please bear with us.

“Signed: FAAN Management.”

Other major facilities in the terminal include five baggage collection carousels, 16 Immigration desks at arrival, 28 Immigration desks at departure, eight security screening points, six passenger boarding bridges (out of which two has already been installed).

There are two food courts, four premium lounges, 22 guest rooms and spa, 16 airline ticketing offices, visa on arrival and port health facility, as well as praying area, more than 3,000 square metres of duty free space, approximately 5,000 square metres of lettable utility space, amongst others which will enhance passenger facilitation and comfort at the Lagos airport.

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The Authority will also sign a memorandum of understanding with the Lagos State Government on the 9km Airport-Shasha-Alimosho link Road to be constructed by the State Government.

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