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Multan Airport

Multan Airport

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Multan International Airport mainly caters to the population of Multan and its surrounding towns.
The airport is made up of an international and domestic departures and arrivals area.

Multan Airport

Multan Airport

The arrival lounge can handle up to 135 passengers.
It is made up of a few snack shops with one moving conveyor belt system.
The departures lounge can handle up to 300 passengers.
It has a prayer room, toilets and dining area.
The check-in area has roughly twenty counters.
There is a VIP lounge to handle premium and VIP guests travelling through the airport.
PIA has three weekly flights from Dubai to Multan with seasonal routes to Medina and Jeddah. Moreover, it has direct flights to/from Faisalabad, Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
Currently only two airlines serve Multan PIA and the budget Shaheen Airlines. Shaheen Airlines flys to/from Karachi.
The expansion project at the airport is near completion and more international destinations would be added soon. At least two bays will be available for wide-body aircraft such as A340, B777, B747 and cargo planes.
The modern passenger terminal and allied facilities are part of the phase two which will be completed in two years to transform the facility into the most modern and state-of-the-art international airport to ease the discomfort being faced by passengers.

Trolleys are provided for free at the airport and porter services are available.

Multan Airport Waiting Lounge

Multan Airport Waiting Lounge

The airport is located very much in the city in the Cantonment area. A ride to the Cantonment center just takes 5 minutes and that to the city center takes 20 minutes.

At this point, the only way out from the airport is by hiring a cab. Expect to pay 200-500 Rs (3-5$) depending on the destination.

Parking at the airport is adequate and is charged at 25 Rs flat rate

Passengers can be picked up from the kerb without parking, however cars must take into account long waiting times at security check-post at the premises entrance.

Terminal Facilities

Details Area Capacity Other Facilities
Arrival Lounge 2993 sft. 125 standing • Toilets = 1+1
• Conveyor Belt
Departure Lounge 5169 sft. 215 seats • Toilet = 4+2
• Ablution Area
• Prayer Area
Briefing Area 2962 sft. 50 standing • Conveyor Belt
• Airline checking counter
• Baggage packing
Concourse 4200 sft. 30 seats
State Lounge 1200 sft. 14 seats • Toilet 2+1
• Ablution Place
CIP Lounge 2400 sft. 50 seats • Toilets 3+2
• Ablution Place
• Prayer Area
Car Park 20300 sft. 70 cars • Public Toilets 1+1
Car Park 10000 sft. 45 cars
VIP Car Park 8000 sft. 25 cars

 

Brief history of Multan Int’l Airport is as under:-

1919 RAF aircraft started operation on Kacha Maidan.
1934 Occasional civil aircraft operation started by Imperial Airways.
1938 Regular services started on LAH-MUL-JACOB-KAR route.
1948 Pak Air service started. 1956 Multan Flying Club started.
1957 PIA started operation with DC-3 aircraft.
1963 Runway, taxiways and apron re-carpeted with bitumen, proper control tower erected.
1971 Runway extended to 9000?
1977 Terminal building extended. Jet operation started (B-720).
1980 Runway strengthened and re-carpeted.
1988 Rehabilitation of Jet T/W for A-300 Aircraft.
1999 M/s. PIAC and M/s. Aero Asia started international operations (MUL-DUB-MUL).

Airport Manager can be reached here,

Contact No. 061-9200640

Fax , 061-9200641

Email Address apm.multan@caapakistan.com.pk

June 27, 2013 |