First Flights To Islamabad International Airport


First Flights to Islamabad International Airport

UAS Operations | - 05/02/2018
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First Flights to Islamabad International Airport: Commerical and VIP flights to the new Islamabad International Airport will begin on Thursday, May 3.

Islamabad International Airport
  • IATA code: ISB
  • ICAO code: OPIS
  • Coordinates: 333256.70N 0724932.34E
  • Elevation: 1761 FT / 31.5 C.
  • Mag Var: 02° E 
  • Fuel types: Jet A1
  • Fire category: CAT:10
  • Local time: GMT+5
  • Operating hours: 24/7

It is Pakistan’s largest international airport, facilitating 15 million passengers initially with plans to increase to 25 million by 2025.

Islamabad International Airport will overtake Benazir Bhutto International Airport to serve the capital Islamabad and its twin city Rawalpindi in the province of Punjab.

The airport spans over 4,238 acres of land and consists of two 3.5km runways, 28 aircraft parking aprons, 15 remote bays, a cargo apron, main and emergency runways, taxiways, an aircraft maintenance apron, and parking bays for wide-body aircraft.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, performed the official inauguration on Tuesday, May 1.

UAS can provide a full range of services at Islamabad International Airport. 

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