Introduction & History of Airport
In 1942 a bricked strip was prepared (5000’ x 100’). However PIAC started the domestic operation in 1958. In 1965 the strip was converted into a proper runway (dimension 9000’ x 100’ & surface bitumen) to accommodate Jet Aircraft Operation. In 1966-67 terminal building for 50 passengers and Fokker APRON was constructed. In 1972 a new parallel runway (dimensions 9000’ x 100’ surface rigid ) was constructed west of existing runway (which was in deteriorated state) to accommodate Boeing Aircraft Operation. In 1974 Jet Apron, Taxiway-B, ATC building Communication and Met Offices were constructed. Executive Lounge for 20 Passengers and ILS were provided in 1985. In 1986 the Terminal building was extended to accommodate 150 plus passengers. In 1991 old runway (the one on right) was widened, strengthened and extended (dimensions 9270’ x 150’ surface bitumen) to accommodate Airbus Operation. In 1993 CIP Lounge was constructed and terminal building was extended to accommodate 200 plus passengers. In 1998 Hajj Operation was started from this Airport which was stopped in 2000. Later it was resumed via Karachi in 2004-2005.
Faisalabad International Airport has a briefing & concourse Hall, Departure, Arrival, CIP & Executive Lounges are available in the Terminal building for both Domestic and International Operation. The seating capacity of each is as under.
Concourse Hall 64 Seats
Briefing Hall 10 Seats
Arrival Lounge 16 Seats
Departure Lounge 270 Seats
Executive Lounge 20 Seats
CIP Lounge 24 Seats
All the lounges are equipped with Air-conditioners, water coolers, Toilets for ladies and gents & separate prayer areas etc. Porter Service along with Rent-a-Car Service are available at the Airport. 350 Passenger trolleys are available in the terminal building. TV Network is available in the entire terminal building. Three refreshment counters, one in departure and two in concourse hall. One Canteen in the Parking Area. Car parking having a capacity of 200 Cars is available.
Faisalabad International Airport has the following aircraft related facilities.
ATC during Operation hours
Air field lighting System Category-I
Instrument Landing System Category-I
NDB operation round the clock.
Fire fighting and Rescue Services.
Meteorology Forecasting Station.
PSO Fuel Services (Jet A-100)
Custom and Immigration for International Flights.
Cargo Services by the Airlines.
Airport Manager: Sultan Humayun Warriach
Contact No. 041-9201616, 9201595 Ext: 201, 0302-8292988
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