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List of airports in Pakistan

Airports, military airbases and seaports of Pakistan

Pakistan has a total of 42 airports, with three major airports located in Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore. Additionally, there are six medium airports situated in Peshawar, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Quetta, and Sukkur, with the remaining airports classified as smaller airports.

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

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

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

Military list

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

See also


  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" (PDF). International Civil Aviation Organization. 2006-01-12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2008-01-04.
  • "UN Location Codes: Pakistan includes IATA codes". UN/LOCODE 2006-2. UNECE. 2007-04-30.
  • Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
  • List of aerodromes & heliports in Pakistan, with links extracts of AIP Pakistan 6th edition (1999-12-26)
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