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Sheikh Zayed International Airport, Rahim Yar Khan

Airport Background/History
  1. Sheikh Zayed International Airport is situated about 5 KM South West from the City.
  2. PIA Scheduled Flights were operated from 1st March 1966 to 1st July 1966 on old bricked runway.
  3. SZIAP played a vital role during 1973 flood for logisitcs support and transportation of flood victims.
  4. New runway was constructed in 1990 and proving flight was operated on 10th February 1990.
  5. Operation from New Terminal Building was commenced from 15th February 1998.
  6. Runway was upgraded for B-747 operation in 2003 and first B-747 flight was operated on 15th December 2003.
  7. SZIAP Rahim Yar Khan hosts the Royal Families of UAE Amiri Flights every year from 2003.
  8. SZIAP R.Y.Khan was declared as International Airport and First International flight was operated for Abu Dhabi on 4th April, 2009.
  9. SZIAP R.Y.Khan successfully managing Hajj Flights Operation from 2009.
  10. During 2010 Flood, SZIAP was used as base camp for logistics of food and other supplies for flood victims.
  11. Air Blue started its operation for Islamabad and Karachi initially. Inaugurating Flight was commenced on 9th April 2013.
  12. Air Blue suspended it's operation to and from SZIAP from September 2013 without telling any reason.
  13. SZIAP R.Y.Khan successfully managing Hajj Flights Operation from 2009.
  14. Airblue resumed Flight Operation from July 2014.
General Data
  1. Total Land 506 Acres 18 Marlas.
  2. Runway Length 3,000 Meters and 45 Meters Width with PCN 50.
  3. Elevation 271 Feet at ARP.
  4. Parking Bays 04 Medium Body Aircraft or 02 Wide Bodied Aircraft.
  5. Aircraft Fuel Not Available
  6. AFL Precision Approach Lights at RWY 01 and Simple Approach Lights at RWY 19.
  7. Nav Aids NDB Dawn to Dusk 290 KHz (HJ), CVOR/DME 113.7 MHz / Ch 84x Round the clock (H24)
  8. Total Terminal Building Area 28,000 Sq Ft
  9. Car Parking Space for 120 Small and Medium Vehicles.
  10. Standby Generator Supply available.
  11. Fire Category 7.

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