Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore is situated on eastern side of the provincial
capital city i.e. Lahore, known for its rich cultural heritage and hospitality.
It is joint user facility, spread on 1364 Acers and comprise of new terminal complex,
old terminal building including State Lounge and Hajj Lounge besides 02 runways
and 30 Aircraft parking positions. The airside / terminal facilities are capable
to handle operations of the type of Boeing 747.
New terminal complex is commissioned in March 2003 and the facility is handling
the traffic of 4.21 million passengers (Domestic / International, Arrivals / Departures)
and 85000 tons of cargo per annum. Presently 15 airlines are operating which includes
4 local airlines i.e. PIA, Air Blue, Air Indus and Shaheen and 11 international
airlines i.e. Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Saudia , Gulf Air, Air Arabia, Thai Air,
Turkish Air, Kuwait Airways, Oman and Fly Nas. Public Transport is available from
airport to the town and back. Whereas, metro radio cabs and rent a car services
are also available at the airport and separate counters / parking lots have been
provided in front of terminal building.