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3,600 meter long, 45-meter wide with 7.5-meter wide shoulders on either side corresponding to International Civil Aviation Organization Category 4E.
263-meter long, 23-meter wide with 10.5-meter shoulders.
For passenger and cargo, 45,000-Sq meter area. Combination of flexible and rigid pavements. Nose-in parking for 4 wide-bodied aircraft at a time or 3 Airbus plus 3 F-27 aircraft at a time.
Complete facilities and equipment for air traffic communications and control.
I-kilometer long 4-lane divided carriageway with ROW of 40-meter.
As per ICAO Category 9 airport requirements.
Connecting the airport to Sialkot and routes to all cities in the area.
Chain link fencing along airport perimeter, security arrangements, barriers, watchtowers, perimeter track and drainage network.
Land Side Facilities:
Passengers Terminal Building, Cargo Complex, Passengers Car Parking and Cargo Truck Parking area, ATC Tower, FCR Building, Mosque, Administration Block and ASF Camp.
PAPIS, VOR, DME, ILS, TDME.
Water supply, sewerage, drainage, solid waste disposal, telecommunications, power, gas. Other Services: Fuel farm, aircraft ground maintenance services, catering and other related services through concessions to private parties.
The airport will be capable to facilitate operations and handling of all types of aircrafts including B-747 & B-777. Its Runway,Taxiway, Apron, AFL System, Cargo Complex, Fuel Farm and Domestic Terminal are ready for operations whereas the installation work of NAVAIDS and ATC Equipment will be completed by the end of January 2007. SIAL has also procured a full range of Ground Handling Equipment, the first airport in the country to operate its own TGS (Technical Ground Support). Similarly, three Fire Crash Tenders have been procured from England to meet ICAO’s CAT-9 Rescue & Fire Fighting requirements.
SIAL has constructed an Amenities Block to accommodate the offices of Cargo Agencies, Business Centers, Banks, Restaurant etc. In addition, sufficient space is available in the Master Plan for the establishment of hotels, catering services, Duty Free shops, flying school etc. Some reputable agencies are also evaluating the commercial sites of the airport for advertisement purposes. The response from the airlines has been equally positive. The airlines, leading regional freight forwarders and banks are acquiring offices for their operations at the airport.
Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, the Chief Minister Punjab had approved the construction of Sialkot–Wazirabad and Dry Port–Airport Dual Carriageways. These approach roads will connect the airport with all major cities of the region. The Government of Punjab has been requested by SIAL high-ups to instruct the concerned Departments / Contractors to expedite the construction of these roads so that these are available by the time the airport is ready for commissioning.