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New Islamabad International Airport Code ISB

Airport Codes

IATA CODE ISB
ICAO CODE OPIS
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 764
COUNTRY CODE PAK
ZIP CODE --
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE ISB

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 33°33'38"N / 72°51'5"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: OPIS
Observation Time: 19/05/2021 5:01 pm

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About New Islamabad International Airport Code

New Islamabad International Airport code is ISB. The airport derives its name and three-letter IATA code from the Islamabad-Rawalpindi area in Pakistan, which it primarily serves. Its elevation above sea level is 537 meters. 

About Islamabad International Airport (ISB)

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) commenced operations in 2018 and replaced Benazir Bhutto International Airport. This facility is now one of the largest airports in the country by passenger capacity. Currently, it serves over 9 million passengers annually. After completion of its expansion projects, Islamabad International Airport (ISB) will have a capacity to serve over 25 million passengers. 

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) Runways

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) is serviced by two world-class  runways: 

28L/10R 3,657 m asphalt

28R/10L 3,657 m asphalt 

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) Terminals

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) hosts a single terminal building, which is designed to accommodate over 9 million passengers annually along with 80,000 metric tonnes of cargo. Several expansion projects are underway. After their completion, this facility will be able to handle over 25 million passengers. 

Islamabad International Airport (ISB) terminal features duty-free shops, lounges, hotels, food courts, and business centers among other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Islamabad International Airport (ISB)

Bacha Khan International Airport 195 km 

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport 275 km 

Allama Iqbal International Airport 385 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Islamabad International Airport (ISB)

Air Arabia 

airblue 

Air China 

AirSial

British Airways 

China Southern Airlines 

Emirates

Etihad Airways

Flynas

Gulf Air

Kam Air

Kuwait Airways 

Oman Air 

Pakistan International Airlines 

Qatar Airways 

Saudia

SaudiGulfAir

SereneAir

Thai Airways 

Turkish Airlines 

Virgin Atlantic

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10L-28R 12,001 ft 197 ft Asphalt No
10R-28L 12,001 ft 197 ft Asphalt No

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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