List of airports in Pakistan

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Airports, military airbases and seaports of Pakistan

This article lists the civil airports, some joint with military airbases and small airports in Pakistan. There are an estimated 151 airfields in Pakistan.[1] Major international airports are situated in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore. Other international airports are situated in Peshawar, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Quetta, Rahim Yar Khan, Turbat, Gwadar, D.G.Khan, Tharparkar, Sukkur and Skardu .

Civil airports in Pakistan are operated by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, with the exception of Sialkot International Airport, which is the first privately owned airport in Pakistan and South Asia, open to domestic and international civil aviation. It is owned and operated by the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Military airbases are generally operated by the Pakistan Air Force, the exceptions being Dhamial Army Aviation Airbase in Rawalpindi and Tarbela Army Aviation Airbase which are operated by the Pakistan Army.


Civilian list[edit]

Names shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled service on commercial airlines.

Civil airports
City ICAO IATA Airport name Usage Coordinates
Primary international airports
Islamabad/Rawalpindi OPIS ISB Islamabad International Airport Public 33°33′56.7″N 72°49′32.34″E / 33.565750°N 72.8256500°E / 33.565750; 72.8256500 (Islamabad International Airport)
Karachi OPKC KHI Karachi Jinnah International Airport Public 24°54′24″N 067°09′39″E / 24.90667°N 67.16083°E / 24.90667; 67.16083 (Jinnah International Airport (Karachi))
Lahore OPLA LHE Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport Public 31°31′17″N 074°24′14″E / 31.52139°N 74.40389°E / 31.52139; 74.40389 (Allama Iqbal International Airport (Lahore))
Secondary international airports
Dera Ghazi Khan OPDG DEA Dera Ghazi Khan International Airport Public 29°57′39″N 070°29′09″E / 29.96083°N 70.48583°E / 29.96083; 70.48583 (Dera Ghazi Khan Airport)
Faisalabad OPFA LYP Faisalabad International Airport Public 31°21′54″N 072°59′41″E / 31.36500°N 72.99472°E / 31.36500; 72.99472 (Faisalabad International Airport)
Gwadar OPGD GWD Gwadar International Airport Public 25°13′56″N 062°19′38″E / 25.23222°N 62.32722°E / 25.23222; 62.32722 (Gwadar International Airport)
Multan OPMT MUX Multan International Airport Public 30°12′12″N 071°25′09″E / 30.20333°N 71.41917°E / 30.20333; 71.41917 (Multan International Airport)
Peshawar OPPS PEW Peshawar Bacha Khan International Airport Public 33°59′38″N 071°30′53″E / 33.99389°N 71.51472°E / 33.99389; 71.51472 (Bacha Khan International Airport)
Quetta OPQT UET Quaid-e-Azam International Airport Public 30°14′24″N 066°56′24″E / 30.24000°N 66.94000°E / 30.24000; 66.94000 (Quetta International Airport)
Rahim Yar Khan OPRK RYK Shaikh Zayed International Airport Public 28°23′02″N 070°16′47″E / 28.38389°N 70.27972°E / 28.38389; 70.27972 (Shaikh Zayed International Airport (Rahim Yar Khan))
Sialkot OPST SKT Sialkot International Airport Public 32°32′08″N 074°21′50″E / 32.53556°N 74.36389°E / 32.53556; 74.36389 (Sialkot International Airport)
Sukkur OPSK SKZ Begum Nusrat Bhutto International Airport Sukkur Public 27°43′19″N 068°47′30″E / 27.72194°N 68.79167°E / 27.72194; 68.79167 (Sukkur Airport)
Turbat OPTU TUK Turbat International Airport Public
Islamkot Mai Bakhtawar International Airport(under construction) Public 24°50′50″N 70°05′47″E
Skardu OPSD KDU Skardu International Airport Public 35°20′08″N 075°32′10″E / 35.33556°N 75.53611°E / 35.33556; 75.53611 (Skardu Airport)
Domestic airports
Abbottabad OPAB Abbottabad Airport Public 34°09′N 073°13′E / 34.150°N 73.217°E / 34.150; 73.217
Bannu OPBN BNP Bannu Airport Public 32°58′19″N 070°31′27″E / 32.97194°N 70.52417°E / 32.97194; 70.52417 (Bannu Airport)
Bahawalpur OPBW BHV Bahawalpur Airport Public 29°20′53″N 071°43′04″E / 29.34806°N 71.71778°E / 29.34806; 71.71778 (Bahawalpur Airport)
Chashma Chashma Airport VVIP 32°25′28″N 071°27′30″E / 32.42444°N 71.45833°E / 32.42444; 71.45833 (Chashma Airport)
Chilas OPCL CHB Chilas Airport Public 35°25′37″N 074°05′06″E / 35.42694°N 74.08500°E / 35.42694; 74.08500 (Chilas Airport)
Chitral OPCH CJL Chitral Airport Public 35°52′54″N 071°47′53″E / 35.88167°N 71.79806°E / 35.88167; 71.79806 (Chitral Airport)
Dalbandin OPDB DBA Dalbandin Airport Public 28°52′30″N 064°24′16″E / 28.87500°N 64.40444°E / 28.87500; 64.40444 (Dalbandin Airport)
Dera Ismail Khan OPDI DSK Dera Ismail Khan Airport Public 31°54′33″N 070°53′47″E / 31.90917°N 70.89639°E / 31.90917; 70.89639 (Dera Ismail Airport)
Gilgit OPGT GIL Gilgit Airport Public 35°55′07″N 074°20′01″E / 35.91861°N 74.33361°E / 35.91861; 74.33361 (Gilgit Airport)
Gujrat GRT Gujrat Airport Public non-commercial 32°37′44″N 74°03′59″E / 32.62889°N 74.06639°E / 32.62889; 74.06639 (Gujrat Airport)
Hyderabad OPKD HDD Hyderabad Airport Public 25°19′06″N 068°22′00″E / 25.31833°N 68.36667°E / 25.31833; 68.36667 (Hyderabad Airport)
Jacobabad OPJA JAG Jacobabad Airport / PAF Base Shahbaz Public / military 28°17′03″N 068°26′59″E / 28.28417°N 68.44972°E / 28.28417; 68.44972 (Jacobabad Airport/Airbase)
Jiwani OPJI JIW Jiwani Airport Public 25°04′04″N 061°48′20″E / 25.06778°N 61.80556°E / 25.06778; 61.80556 (Jiwani Airport)
Kadanwari gas field OPKW KCF Kadanwari Airport Private 27°12′23″N 069°09′23″E / 27.20639°N 69.15639°E / 27.20639; 69.15639 (Sawan Airport)
Khuzdar OPKH KDD Khuzdar Airport Public 27°47′40″N 066°38′25″E / 27.79444°N 66.64028°E / 27.79444; 66.64028 (Khuzdar Airport)
Lahore OPLH Walton Airport Public 31°29′41″N 074°20′46″E / 31.49472°N 74.34611°E / 31.49472; 74.34611 (Walton Airport (Lahore))
Mangla OPMA XJM Mangla Airport Public / military 33°03′00″N 073°38′18″E / 33.05000°N 73.63833°E / 33.05000; 73.63833 (Mangla Airport)
Mohenjo-daro OPMJ MJD Moenjodaro Airport Public 27°20′07″N 068°08′35″E / 27.33528°N 68.14306°E / 27.33528; 68.14306 (Moenjodaro Airport)
Muzaffarabad OPMF MFG Muzaffarabad Airport Public 34°20′21″N 073°30′31″E / 34.33917°N 73.50861°E / 34.33917; 73.50861 (Muzaffarabad Airport)
Nawabshah OPNH WNS Benazirabad Airport Public 26°13′10″N 068°23′24″E / 26.21944°N 68.39000°E / 26.21944; 68.39000 (Nawabshah Airport)
Ormara OPOR ORW Ormara Airport/Naval Air Station Ormara Public 25°16′29″N 064°35′10″E / 25.27472°N 64.58611°E / 25.27472; 64.58611 (Ormara Airport)
Panjgur OPPG PJG Panjgur Airport Public 26°57′17″N 064°07′57″E / 26.95472°N 64.13250°E / 26.95472; 64.13250 (Panjgur Airport)
Parachinar OPPC PAJ Parachinar Airport Public 33°54′10″N 070°04′17″E / 33.90278°N 70.07139°E / 33.90278; 70.07139 (Parachinar Airport)
Pasni City OPPI PSI Pasni Airport Public / military 25°17′26″N 063°20′43″E / 25.29056°N 63.34528°E / 25.29056; 63.34528 (Pasni Airport)
Rawalakot OPRT RAZ Rawalakot Airport Public 33°50′59″N 073°47′54″E / 33.84972°N 73.79833°E / 33.84972; 73.79833 (Rawalakot Airport)
Saidu Sharif OPSS SDT Saidu Sharif Airport Public 34°48′48″N 072°21′10″E / 34.81333°N 72.35278°E / 34.81333; 72.35278 (Saidu Sharif Airport)
Sawan Gas Field OPSW RZS Sawan Airport Private 26°57′34″N 068°52′26″E / 26.95944°N 68.87389°E / 26.95944; 68.87389 (Sawan Airport)
Sehwan Sharif OPSN SYW Sehwan Sharif Airport Public 26°28′23″N 067°43′02″E / 26.47306°N 67.71722°E / 26.47306; 67.71722 (Sehwan Sharif Airport)
Sibi OPSB SBQ Sibi Airport Public 29°34′28″N 067°50′35″E / 29.57444°N 67.84306°E / 29.57444; 67.84306 (Sibi Airport)
Sindhri OPMP MPD Sindhri Airport Public 25°41′02.6″N 069°04′30.9″E / 25.684056°N 69.075250°E / 25.684056; 69.075250 (Sindhri Airport)
Juzzak OP35 Juzzak Airport Public / military 29°02′27″N 061°38′51″E / 29.04083°N 61.64750°E / 29.04083; 61.64750 (Juzzak Airport)
Sui OPSU SUL Sui Airport Public 28°38′43″N 069°10′37″E / 28.64528°N 69.17694°E / 28.64528; 69.17694 (Sui Airport)
Tarbela Dam OPTA TLB Tarbela Dam Airport Public 33°59′10″N 072°36′41″E / 33.98611°N 72.61139°E / 33.98611; 72.61139 (Tarbela Dam Airport)
Zhob OPZB PZH Zhob Airport Public 31°21′30″N 069°27′49″E / 31.35833°N 69.46361°E / 31.35833; 69.46361 (Zhob Airport)
Mansehra HRA Mansehra Airport Public

Military list[edit]

List of military airbases.

Military airports
City ICAO IATA Airport name Usage Coordinates
Chandhar Chandhar Air Force Base Military 32°04′40″N 73°47′25″E / 32.07778°N 73.79028°E / 32.07778; 73.79028
Gujranwala Pakistan Military Airfield Rahwali Military 32°14'27.0"N 74°07'58.6"E
Jacobabad OPJA JAG PAF Base Shahbaz Military 28°17′03″N 68°26′58″E / 28.28417°N 68.44944°E / 28.28417; 68.44944
Jhelum Gurha Salim Airport Military 32°52′44″N 73°36′16″E / 32.87889°N 73.60444°E / 32.87889; 73.60444
Kamra, Attock OPMS PAF Base Minhas (Kamra Air Base) Military 33°52′08″N 72°24′03″E / 33.86889°N 72.40083°E / 33.86889; 72.40083
Karachi OPSF PAF Base Faisal Military 24°52′42″N 67°06′56″E / 24.87833°N 67.11556°E / 24.87833; 67.11556
Karachi OPMR PAF Base Masroor (Karachi Air Base) Military 24°53′37″N 66°56′20″E / 24.89361°N 66.93889°E / 24.89361; 66.93889
Kohat OPKT OHT PAF Base Kohat Military 33°34′14″N 71°26′22″E / 33.57056°N 71.43944°E / 33.57056; 71.43944
Mianwali OPMI MWD PAF Base M.M. Alam Military 32°33′47″N 71°34′15″E / 32.56306°N 71.57083°E / 32.56306; 71.57083
Murid PAF Base Murid Military 32°54′36″N 72°46′26″E / 32.91000°N 72.77389°E / 32.91000; 72.77389
Peshawar PAF Base Peshawar Military 33°59′39.84″N 71°31′44.04″E / 33.9944000°N 71.5289000°E / 33.9944000; 71.5289000
Rawalpindi OPRN PAF Base Nur Khan Military/civil 33°36′59″N 073°05′57″E / 33.61639°N 73.09917°E / 33.61639; 73.09917
Rawalpindi OPQS Dhamial Army Airbase Military 33°33′37″N 073°02′00″E / 33.56028°N 73.03333°E / 33.56028; 73.03333
Quetta PAF Base Samungli Military 30°14′33.72″N 068°56′26.52″E / 30.2427000°N 68.9407000°E / 30.2427000; 68.9407000
Risalpur OPRS PAF Academy Military 34°04′52″N 071°58′21″E / 34.08111°N 71.97250°E / 34.08111; 71.97250
Sargodha OPSR SGI PAF Base Mushaf (Sargodha Air Base) Military 32°02′55″N 072°39′55″E / 32.04861°N 72.66528°E / 32.04861; 72.66528
Shorkot OPRQ PAF Base Rafiqui (Shorkot Air Base) Military 33°45′29″N 072°16′57″E / 33.75806°N 72.28250°E / 33.75806; 72.28250
Sialkot OPST Pakistan Military Sialkot Cantonment Airport Military 33°34'14.0"N 71°26'22.0"E
Washuk District Shamsi Airfield (Bhandari Airstrip) Military 27°51′0″N 65°10′0″E
Jamshoro District none none PAF Base Bholari(Noriabad Air Base) Military 25°14′35″N 68°02′11″E
Karachi NVCOM OPSF PNS Mehran Military – Naval Air Station 24°52′22″N 67°06′35″E
Gwadar District NVCOM None Naval Air Station Ormara Military – Naval Air Station
Kech District NVCOM None PNS Siddique Military – Naval Air Station
Closed airports
City ICAO IATA Airport name Former usage Coordinates Current status
Sahiwal OPRN Sahiwal OPSX SWN Sahiwal Airport

Major traffic flows by airport[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency. "Field Listing – Airports". Retrieved 2006-07-21.

External links[edit]

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