The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has upgraded the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri to aerodrome rescue and fire fighting, ARFF category 6, to operate Boeing 737-700 or its equivalent.

The approval was transmitted to the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano through a letter signed by the Director-General of NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu.

The NCAA approved the upgrade after assessing facilities and personnel at the fire station in the airport and finding them “appropriate and commensurate with aerodrome rescue and fire fighting category 6 operation”.

The upgrade reflects Gov Obiano’s determination towards ensuring that the Anambra airport functions at full capacity to offer ndi Anambra the best services.


Ikenna Aniagboso


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