Allama Iqbal International Airport

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Allama Iqbal International Airport

علامہ اقبال بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Pakistan
LocationPunjab, Pakistan
Hub forPakistan International Airlines
Elevation AMSL698 ft / 213 m
Coordinates31°31′17″N 74°24′09″E / 31.52139°N 74.40250°E / 31.52139; 74.40250
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18R/36L 9,514 2,900 Asphalt
18L/36R 11,024 3,310 Concrete

Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore is the second-largest civil airport in Pakistan, serving the capital of Punjab province. It has both international and domestic air traffic. It was first called the Lahore International Airport, but it was renamed in 2003 for Allama Sir Muhammad Iqbal. He was the Islamic poet-philosopher who was a major supporter for the creation of the state of Pakistan. The airport has parking for 20 aircraft, and the airport terminal can handle up to five million passengers a year.[1]

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  1. "A-Z World Airports Online - Pakistan airports - Lahore - Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE/OPLA)". 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2011.

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