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Transformation of Nigerian Aviation at a Glance (Use enugu airport)

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56-19• For the first time in Nigeria’s history, there is an Aviation Master Plan and Road Map.

•  There has been a robust revision of the Civil Aviation National Policy for the first time in over 12 years.
• For the first time in over three decades, all 22 federally-owned airports across the country have been completely remodelled; resulting in improved passenger experience
• Also for the first time, 16 airports close to the nation’s food baskets have been designated for Perishable Cargo to enhance preservation, conditioning and transportation of perishable cargo in accordance with international standards and best practice.
• For the first time also, five modern, international passenger terminals are being constructed simultaneously in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano and Enugu
• Obsolete power infrastructure are being replaced/upgraded across major airports in the country
56-09• Security infrastructure are also being replaced/upgraded to cope with emerging security challenges
• Fire-fighting infrastructure now state-of the art across the airports
• Installation of cutting-edge navigational aids and Instruments Landing Systems (ILS), including runway lights and Total Radar Coverage (TRACON) to enhance air safety
• Installation of modern, state-of-the-art Communication and Surveillance infrastructure, making communication between Air Traffic Controllers (ATC’s) and Pilots much more seamless
56-06• State-of-the-art Meteorological infrastructure (Doppler Weather Radars, Low-Level Wind Shear Alerts Systems-LLWSAS) to enhance accurate, timely weather observation, forecasting and  reporting
• Procured and installed an Accident Investigation and Analysis Laboratory in Nigeria. It is one of the only four in Africa and the only one in the West African sub-region
• 6  Hajj and 6 pilgrim Terminals.
56-10• Upgrade of NCAT’s training capabilities and expanding beneficial relationships that support training and human capital development in the aviation sector.
• Restructuring of Parastatals to deliver best performance and services
• Restructuring of the Nigerian  Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to expand and promote safety oversight, surveillance and human capital development in the industry
• Developed Comprehensive economic and consumer protection regulations, including a Statement of Passenger Rights.
• Streamlining of General Aviation (GA) to eliminate unauthorised commercial operations, promote scheduled airlines’ profitability and safety.
56-02• Elimination of unfavourable Concession and Lease Agreements that were inconsistent with the public interest, industry growth and advancement
• Promoting private sector and international investors’ participation in Nigerian Aviation sector
• Deploying modern technology and ongoing digitization of records and processes.
• Creating and installing cutting-edge revenue collection solutions which eliminate corruption, increase revenue and promotes transparency and efficiency.
• Stringent regime of enforcement, reward for complete compliance and denial of privileges for violations.
• More friendly operating environment for domestic Carriers
• New leasing company for Aircraft.
• General Aviation Terminals.
• Aerotropolis.

56-04Over 20,000 jobs have been created in the aviation sector in the past two and a half years following construction/remodeling works on 22 airports and 5 new International terminals

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