FAAN postpones implementation of new Abuja airport toll

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria has shifted the date to effect the new toll fare at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport from July 17 to August 1, 2023, The PUNCH learnt.

According to a statement by the management of FAAN on Sunday in Abuja, the postponement was to allow airport users to enjoy more of the current charges.

The statement noted that the fare for cars would change from N200 to N300, while buses and Sport Utility Vehicles would change from N300 to N500 only.

It added, the fare for trucks (six tyres) would change from N500 to N1,000 while the trailer and container tariff would be N2,000.

The management urged the public to take note of the changes in the effective date and tariff.

It also appealed to all airport users that owned vehicles to use the dedicated ‘Park and Pay’ for car parks that had been provided for the comfort of airport users, noting that drop-off zones rules and regulations guiding movement should be respected to create free traffic flow to enhance a calm and serene environment around the airport.

The statement partly reads, “Commercial drivers are to use the drop-off zone to drop their passengers but not to engage in pick-up of passengers as the airport already has registered car hire services (FAAN Taxi, Bolt, Uber) situated along the airport exit way.

“There is an exclusive parking lot for heads of MDAs, MDs of private companies, and highly recognised individuals for their comfort as frequent fliers and their status in society.

“VIP parking stickers are also available for those who want to enjoy VIP parking privileges.

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