KARACHI: British Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Adviser to the PM on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan visited the New Islamabad International Airport on Tuesday, 21st March accompanied by Secretary Aviation Mr. Irfan Elahi.
Reaching at new Islamabad Airport, the British Home Secretary was received by Air Marshal Asim Suleiman Director General CAA, where she was briefed on the work progress of NIIAP. She appreciated the steps taken by PCAA to ensure security at the airport by inducting latest & most modern technology.
New Islamabad Airport is the first Greenfield airport with state of the art facilities including passenger and cargo terminals, 15 Passenger Boarding Bridges, over 90 check-in counters, 18 self-check-in counters, 2500 general car parking capacity, 2 runways, 9 taxiways and 5 aprons. The new airport will be equipped with the latest ILS CAT IIIB landing system and is going to will be the first airport in Pakistan which will have all the basic infrastructure and capabilities to handle the superjumbo Airbus A380.