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Faisalabad International Airport old Motor Transport (MT)/Fire Station/Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower buildings to be dismantled.

Any equipment/machinery found during the dismantling of building would be the property of Pakistan CAA.

Public auction notice in July 10 newspaper:

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Faisalabad International Airport old Fire Station visible on right side of this photo.

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Faisalabad International Airport old Motor Transport (MT)/Fire Station/Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower buildings to be dismantled shown in red box.

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New Air Traffic Control (ATC) complex has become operational at Faisalabad International Airport.

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Old ATC and fire station visible from the new ATC.

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From November 16 to December 31, 2021

Due to reconstruction work of Faisalabad Airport main Runway 03R/21L, concrete batch plant (silo) is installed at 312136.108n 725935.635e at a distance of 292.37m and hut at 312138.6244n 725935.531e at a distance of 186.308m on eastern side from centre line of secondary Runway 03L/21R.

Pilots advised to exercise caution during landing/takeoff from secondary Runway 03L/21R.

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Completion of Faisalabad Airport main Runway 03R/21L reconstruction work expected by August 2022.

The reconstructed and upgraded main runway will enable operation of Boeing 777 category passenger and cargo aircraft at the airport. It will increase passenger and cargo traffic at the airport.

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From April 18 to April 25

Digging work in progress on eastern side of Runway 03L/21R approximately 1500 feet down Runway 21R and 75 feet from centre line. Heavy machinery has been deployed. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff/taxiing.

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From April 18 to May 31

Digging work in progress on eastern side of secondary Runway 03L/21R approximately 2500 feet down Runway 03L abeam Taxiway B and 75 feet from center line. Heavy machinery have been deployed. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff/taxiing.

Faisalabad Airport runways:

Primary Runway 03R/21L
Secondary Runway 03L/21R

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Today, Aviation Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique chaired a meeting at Faisalabad International Airport where he received briefing on airport's main runway reconstruction project.

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Faisalabad Airport primary Runway 03R/21L being upgraded for regular Boeing 777 category passenger and cargo aircraft operations is expected to become operational in October this year. Flights between Faisalabad and UK (Manchester and Glasgow) to be considered after completion of runway upgrade work.

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Proposals to be submitted for Faisalabad International Airport Cargo Terminal construction and passenger lounge upgradation.

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70% work has been completed to upgrade Faisalabad Airport primary Runway 03R/21L. The upgraded runway is expected to become operational by the end of October this year.

The upgraded runway will be capable of handling regular Boeing 777 category passenger and cargo aircraft operations at Faisalabad Airport.

Faisalabad Airport runways:

Primary Runway 03R/21L
Secondary Runway 03L/21R

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Completion of 75% work on under construction Cargo Complex also expected by the end of October this year.

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From July 28 to October 28

Digging work for construction of water drainage channel (5 feet wide and 5 feet deep) on eastern side of Secondary Runway 03L/21R and 137 feet all along from centre line is in progress. Heavy machinery has been deployed. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff/taxiing.

Faisalabad Airport runways:

Primary Runway 03R/21L
Secondary Runway 03L/21R

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From August 24 to September 5

Digging work in progress on eastern side of secondary Runway 03L/21R approximately 2,500 feet down the Runway 03L abeam Taxiway B and 75 feet from center line. Heavy machinery has been deployed. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff/taxi.

Faisalabad Airport runways:

Primary Runway 03R/21L
Secondary Runway 03L/21R

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Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) tender notice in September 17 newspaper for rehabilitation of existing localizer antenna foundation and localizer hut at main runway of Faisalabad Airport.

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Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued:

From October 6 to October 16

Digging work in progress on both sides approximately 3400 feet down the Runway 03L (02 feet wide and 03 feet deep) and 75 feet from centre line. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff.

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From October 6 to October 20

Digging wok in progress on both sides of Taxiway A and B abeam holding point of Runway 03l/21R (02 feet wide and 03 feet deep) and approximately 65 feet from both taxiways centre line. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff.

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Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) issued:

From October 18 to December 31

Digging work in progress on both sides of Taxiway A and B abeam holding points of Runway 03L/21R (02 feet wide and 03 feet deep) and approximately 65 feet from both taxiways centre line. All pilots advised to exercise caution while taxiing.

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From October 18 to December 31

Digging wok in progress on western side from threshold Runway 03L up to abeam Taxiway A and from abeam Taxiway B to 3500 feet down Runway 03L (02 feet wide and 03 feet deep). Digging is 75 feet from runway centre line. All pilots advised to exercise caution while landing/takeoff.

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Replacement/rehabilitation of fence in funnel area at Faisalabad International Airport (FIAP) - Faisalabad.

Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) tender notice in October 27 newspaper:

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