Hyderabad Airport (Sindh)

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Hyderabad Airport
حیدرآباد ہوائی اڈا
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IATA: HDDICAO: OPKD
HDD is located in Sindh
HDD
HDD
Location of airport in Pakistan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Elevation AMSL 135 ft / 41 m
Coordinates Coordinates: 25°19′06″N 068°22′00″E / 25.31833°N 68.36667°E / 25.31833; 68.36667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,132 6,997 Paved

The Hyderabad Airport (IATA: HDDICAO: OPKD) of Pakistan is a domestic airport in Hyderabad, the second-largest city in the Sindh province. It is very close to the Pakistan Army's Sindh Regimental Centre and the HDA Kohsar Housing Society. The airport is now closed to commercial traffic as of 2013.[1]

History[edit]

Hyderabad Airport was closed to commercial traffic in 1998 for a period of ten years.[1] It reopened on 19 August 2008 with Pakistan International Airlines announcing flights twice weekly to Islamabad and Lahore via Nawabshah.[2]

However, the airport has been closed again to commercial traffic in 2013.[1]

Events[edit]

  • On 25 May 1998, PIA Flight 544 was a flight that was hi-jacked in Turbat. The final stand off between the hi-jackers and armed forces took place at Hyderabad Airport resulting in the eventual capture of two of the three hi-jackers. The third was killed.

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