Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIAP) named after the then Prime Minister
of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 21st June 2008 is the third-largest and busiest
airport of Pakistan, serving both, the domestic and international passengers.
BBIAP, commenced operation during 1948 and over a period of time various structural
/ design changes have been implemented within the available space and as on today
the airport is capable to handle all types of aircraft upto category E.
The airport is hosting the V-VIPs, VIPs, foreign delegates, and business communities
on more frequent basis of being capital airport. In the year 2013–2014, over 4.279
million passengers used BBIAP through more than 34,000 scheduled flights of 18 different
airlines. The airport has also processed in excess of 80,000 tons of Cargo mostly
on international sector, despite sever space constraints.
The new Islamabad Airport, scheduled to be equipped with state of the art facilities,
is being completed on fast track basis and therefore, available resources / infrastructure
are being used optimally to help / assist the air travelers with least possible