The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which was closed for repairs six (6) weeks ago on the 8th of March 2017 reopens, as scheduled.
Repairs have now been completed has stated, and the airport is billed to re-commence operations as Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900 landed a few hours ago, at about 12 noon.
As stated by the Ministry of Aviation at the inception of the six weeks, the closure was to allow for rehabilitation of the damaged runway.
Flying Doctors Nigeria sent a contingency plan to organisations (including MEDEVAC Retainer Clients, Assistance and Insurance Companies), six weeks ago. Further to the plan, we are leaving a helicopter to be stationed in Abuja; however, fixed-wing medical evacuations are to resume as the airport reopens.
We remain available and on standby, to serve you in the event of any emergency.
MODES OF MEDICAL TRANSFER
We have several road ambulances stationed in and around Abuja which are rugged enough to navigate off roads
Minimum Response Time:5 mins
Level of Care:BLS, ALS, ICU
Our ETU Service can operate from Abuja or Lagos
Level of Care: BLS, ALS, ICU
Fixed Wing AA
Fixed wing air ambulance services are now available from Abuja on both national and international routes. – Level of Care: ALS, ICU
Our helicopters are stationed in Abuja/Port Harcourt and Lagos.
Models are: S76, Bell 429, AS 350 B2 ‘Squirrel’ and AS 355 N ‘Twin Squirrel Helicopters.
Response Time: 30 mins ALS, ICU