• Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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NAMA to commence area radar control

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The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA ) is set to commence full area radar control by the end of this month as all the necessary logistics have been put in place by the agency to run a hitch free air traffic operation.

Nnamdi Udoh, managing director of the agency who disclosed this in Lagos at the weekend, said 22 air traffic controllers drawn from Lagos and Kano area control centres have been specially trained on en-route area radar control for a seamless air traffic service within the nation’s airspace.

The selected controllers alongside some communication engineers, completed their simulator training at the Lagos radar site on Friday to round up their schedule of training before embarking on the area radar control.

According to Udoh, the agency had since May 2, issued Aeronautical Information Circular(AIC) to all airlines in line with the mandatory 28-day notice required by industry regulation for a full trial of the new air traffic operation.