Unclear weather disconcert pilots at Lagos airport


Pilots of indigenous airlines to avoided landing at the Lagos and Abuja airports, due to the very powerful harmattan haze.

Visibility was reduced in Lagos to 10 metres on Tuesday, far below the acceptable minimum level of 100 metres, according to report.

Dana Airlines’ flight from Abuja to Lagos was aborted from landing at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal in Lagos and was ordered to return to Abuja.

A Med-view Airline flight from Abuja to Lagos was said to have face the same stress, which nearly all flights to the South-South and South-East from Abuja were either cancelled or postponed indefinitely.

The spokesperson of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the development.