First aircraft landing at renovated Bauchi airstrip

A Donier 328 (D-CIRJ) operated by charter airline Prime Air Services was the first aircraft to land at the renovated Bauchi Airstrip on 13 February 2012. The aircraft was closed for eleven months, after an aircraft hit sheep on the runway during landing. Bauchi Airstrip is mainly used for charter operations, as no airline operates scheduled flights into the airport. The Bauchi State government is nevertheless planning to build a new international airport in the state, for which it signed a N7.9 billion contract last year.

Do 328 - Prime Air Services - Bauchi Airstrip

Do 328 - Prime Air Services - Bauchi Airstrip (copyright NAN)

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One response to “First aircraft landing at renovated Bauchi airstrip”

  1. Greg says :

    It’s only in Nigeria that government can build an international airport in a city which enjoys no scheduled service !

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