PM inaugurates Faisalabad airport expansion project


FAISALABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday inaugurated the expansion project of Faisalabad International Airport, increasing the number of the facilitation counters and handling capacity of the domestic and international passengers.

The prime minister was accompanied by his Adviser on Aviation Affairs Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Minister for Health Saira Afzal Tarar, Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal, Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali and other senior officials of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

The CAA has completed the project that has increased the covered area of the airport from 36,000 to 73,000 square feet.

After completion of the project, the handling capacity of domestic passengers has increased to 200 and 400 international passengers.

Under the project, 12 new facilitation counters have been established for international travelers and four for the domestic ones.