International flights resumed on the 5th of September 2020 and started with Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.


International Flight Resumption Protocols


Incoming passengers will continue to observe the current COVID-19 protocols in place


· Incoming passengers will require a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result


· A list of accredited laboratories will be shared to embassies for incoming passengers to use for PCR tests


· From 29 August, PCR test validity period will be reduced to 7 days provided the passenger has a negative PCR result on arrival


· A PCR test should be done as close as possible to the departure date, preferably 48-72 hours. However, a 7 day validity is still acceptable


· A payment portal for passengers to make payment for PCR tests in Nigeria is being built


· The health declaration form will now be digital for ease and must be filled out just before boarding


· On arrival, passports will no longer be retained by immigration once a negative PCR is provided


· Passengers are required to self-isolate for 7 days


· On day 7, passengers are required to go and get a repeat PCR test


· On day 8, if the PCR test is negative, passengers will be allowed to exit isolation.


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Local Flights Commenced on the 8th July 2020


Local flights commenced to and from the following airports from 08 July 2020:


Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.


Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, Omagwa International Airport in Port Harcourt, Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri and Maiduguri International Airport commenced operations 11 July 2020.


Victor Attah Airport, Uyo commenced operations 15 July, 2020. Kaduna Airport, Kaduna, Yola Airport, Yola, Margaret Ekpo Airport, Calabar and Sultan Abubakar Airport, Sokoto commenced operations 19 July, 2020.


Birnin Kebbi airport commenced operations 20 July 2020. Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos and Benin Airport, Benin commenced operations 24 July, 2020 while Asaba International Airport commenced operations 13 August, 2020.


 


 


Health and Safety Measures at the Airport


Here are some measures we anticipate:


All persons entering the terminal building and boarding aircraft are required to wear face masks at all times.


Temperature screening will be conducted at the terminal building entrances before any passenger is allowed entry and will be denied access should they have an elevated temperature or present with signs of being infected with COVID-19.


All persons entering the terminal building and boarding aircraft are required to wash their hands and use hand sanitizers at intervals.


All the airports will have markings on the floor for social distancing of 2 metres. This will be applicable at check-in counters and security checkpoints.


Airline check-in agents will wear face shields and the counters will be installed with protective screens. Check-in counters will also be frequently sanitised.


All airport personnel will wear masks.


On arrival, all passengers must be screened as they enter the terminal building.


 


Airport Arrival and Check-In


Arrive a minimum of 1 hours 30 minutes prior to your flight departure.


We recommend that you check in online prior to departure (to minimise contact, queues and waiting time).


Only passengers are allowed to enter the airport, no visitors will be allowed entry.


Expect maximum safety protocols to be applied throughout your journey.


Escorts will not be allowed to follow VIP’s into the departure hall.


Those picking up arriving passengers are advised to remain in the car.


Need to Get Tested for Covid-19?

Here's a List of Approved NCDC labs


1. Federal Medical Centre, Yola Adamawa


2. Akwa Ibom State Molecular Laboratory, Akwa Ibom


3. Accunalysis MedicalDiagnostics, Anambra


4. Bauchi Molecular Laboratory, Bauchi


5. University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Borno


6. Delta Mobile Laboratory, Delta


7. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Ebonyi


8. Irua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo


9. University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo


10. 54gene, Ekiti


11. NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Federal Capital Territory


12. University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory


13. Federal Ministry of Health premises, Federal Capital Territory


14. Garki General Hospital, Federal Capital Territory


15. Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Federal Capital Territory


16. Defence Reference Laboratory, Federal Capital Territory


17. Nyanya General Hospital, Federal Capital Territory


18. National Hospital, Federal Capital Territory


19. EHA Clinics, Federal Capital Territory


20. 54gene, Federal Capital Territory


21. NIA Laboratory, Federal Capital Territory


22. Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, Gombe


23. Everight Diagnostics, Imo


24. Jigawa Molecular Laboratory, Jigawa


25. Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduna


26. GeneXpert Mobile Laboratory, Kaduna


27. NDA Laboratory, Kaduna


28. 54gene, Kano


29. Bayero University Kano, Kano


30. Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano


31. International Foundation Against Infectious Diseases in Nigeria (IFAIN), Kano


32. e-Health Laboratory, Kano


33. Sahel Laboratory, Katsina


34. Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos


35. Nigeria Institute for Medical Research, Lagos


36. Lagos State Biobank Laboratory, Lagos


37. 54gene, Lagos


38. Total Medical Services, Lagos


39. SynLab, Lagos


40. Medbury Medical Services, Lagos


41. Biologix Medical Service, Lagos


42. NCDC Central Public Health Laboratory, Lagos


43. 02 Medical Services, Lagos


44. Clina Lancent Laboratories, Lagos


45. 54gene, Ogun


46. Afriglobal Medicare, Ogun


47. Federal Medical Centre, Owo Ondo


48. African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Osun


49. University College Hospital Virology Department Laboratory, Oyo


50. Biorepository and Clinical Virology Laboratory, UCHOyo


51. National Veterinary Research Institute, Plateau


52. Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Rivers


53. University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers


54. Centre for Advanced Medical Research and Teaching, Sokoto


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