APP01-20 FAISALABAD: January 20 - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi unveiling the plaque to inaugurate Faisalabad International Airport Expansion Project. APP photo by Tasawar Abbas

FAISALABAD, Jan 20 (APP):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday inaugurated the expansion project of Faisalabad International Airport,
increasing the number of the facilitation counters and handling capacity of domestic and international passengers.
The prime minister was accompanied by Adviser on Aviation Affairs Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Minister for Health
Saira Afzal Tarar, Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal and Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali and
senior officials of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
The CAA has completed the project that has increased the covered area of the airport from 36,000 square feet to
73,000 square feet.
After completion of the project, the handling capacity of domestic passengers has increased to 200 and 400
international passengers.
Under the project, 12 new facilitation counters have been established for international travelers and four for the
domestic ones.