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 the completion of its expansion projects, Islamabad Airport (ISB) will have the capacity to serve over 25 million passengers. 

General Information about Islamabad Airport

The following table is an overview of Islamabad Airport indicated below:

AirportIslamabad International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Owner/OperatorPakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Built In (Year)2018
ServesIslamabad-Rawalpindi region
Hub forPakistan International Airlines
Islamabad Airport CodeISB
Islamabad Airport Terminals1
Islamabad International Airport Runway2
Islamabad International Airport Coordinates33°32′56.70″N 72°49′32.34″E
Islamabad Airport AddressNew Islamabad Airport Rd, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Official Website
Official Phone Number92 51 95551000
Elevation1,761 ft / 537 m

New Islamabad Airport Code

The New Islamabad 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. 


Islamabad Airport Map

The Islamabad Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

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

Islamabad International Airport Runways

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

10L-28R12,001 ft197 ftAsphaltNo
10R-28L12,001 ft197 ftAsphaltNo

Nearest Airports to Islamabad International Airport

Some of the closest airports to ISB Airport are:

  • Bacha Khan International Airport – 195 km 
  • Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport – 275 km 
  • Allama Iqbal International Airport – 385 km 

Airlines Operating from Islamabad Airport

The following airlines operate from Islamabad Airport:

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