New Islamabad green-field airport

The first-ever green-field airport will be constructed in Islamabad, the federal capital of Pakistan at a cost of US dlrs 300 million.
Speaking to a news conference in Karachi on Friday, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority Pervez Akhtar said that the authority had signed an agreement with international consultant-Louis Berger Group of the United States in association with Pakistani consulting firm to undertake the project management services.
The CAA is close to receiving bids and proposals from
International Design Consultants and Signature Architects for design of the new airport, he said in response to a question.
The new airport site is located on 32,00 acres of land, acquired in 1980s at Pind Ranjha near Fateh Jang, some 20 kilometers from Zero Point, Islamabad.
The new airport will be developed at par with international standards to serve as major hub for all aviation activities in the region.

2 Comments so far

  1. khurram (unregistered) on February 10th, 2006 @ 9:06 am

    when there is opening of a new airport
    and whenits construction being start


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