Allama Iqbal International Airport Lhr

Name : Allama Iqbal International Airport Lhr Date : 1/4/2012 12:00:00 AM


Allama Iqbal International Airport is the second largest civil airport in Pakistan, serving Lahore, the capital of Punjab province. Originally known as Lahore International Airport


The airport currently has three terminals: the Allama Iqbal terminal, the Hajj terminal, and a cargo terminal. The airport is located about 15 kilometres from the centre of the city. A total of 4,192,904 passengers have traveled through Allama Iqbal International Airport in 2010 making it busiest airport in Pakistan.


On March 5, 2010, the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan released a tender for the expansion of the airport. The number of check-in desks will be doubled from 24 to 48, as will the number of immigration counters from 10 to 20. The terminal will also be expanded and the area which was strategically kept aside for future expansion when the airport was built will be fully utilised.