Cross River Is Building Airport With The Longest Runway In Nigeria To Boost Tourism, Business
We are building airport with the longest runway in Nigeria to boost tourism, business, says Cross River State’s Governor Ayade.
The airports firefighting and utility buildings are at the last stage, and the main terminal building is almost completed.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state is constructing an airport runway at the Obudu international passenger and cargo airport in order to boost tourism and business.
Ayade, who stated this during an inspection of the site on Wednesday, said the project will be the longest in Nigeria when completed.
According to him :
“That is why we are building the airport with 5.6 meters runway, the longest in Nigeria to enable both tourism and business thrive around the Ranch environment with the airport,”
“We started March 2021, and the stage we are now is impressive with major requirements on the ground, and we are almost done in terms of other utilities like the observation tower — which is at the last stage.
“The firefighting and utility buildings are at the last stage, and the main terminal building is almost completed.
“The cutting of the hard terrain of the airport is by no means a small job, and the federal government should come and look at what we are doing with serious attention.”
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