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Allama Iqbal International Airport

علامہ اقبال بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan
Serves Lahore
Location Punjab, Pakistan
Hub for Pakistan International Airlines
Elevation AMSL 698 ft / 213 m
Coordinates 31°31′17″N 74°24′09″E / 31.52139°N 74.40250°E / 31.52139; 74.40250
Runway 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 can has parking for 20 aircraft, and the airport terminal can handle up to five million passengers a year.

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