Rawalakot Airport

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Rawalakot Airport

راولا کوٹ ہوائی اڈا

Rāvalā Koṭ Havā'ī Aḍā
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorPakistan Civil Aviation Authority
LocationRawalakot
Elevation AMSL5,479 ft / 1,670 m
Coordinates33°50′59″N 73°47′54″E / 33.84972°N 73.79833°E / 33.84972; 73.79833Coordinates: 33°50′59″N 73°47′54″E / 33.84972°N 73.79833°E / 33.84972; 73.79833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 2,958 902 Asphalt

Rawalakot Airport (IATA: RAZ, ICAO: OPRT) is located at Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Airport is surrounded by a forest.

History[edit]

Pakistan International Airlines previously operated flights between Rawalakot and Islamabad but ended them in October 2005.[1][2] Rawalakot Airport remains without commercial service as of March 2016.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahmed, Amin (3 May 2015). "CAA calls for making Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot airports operational". Dawn.
  2. ^ Singh, Sarina; Brown, Lindsay; Clammer, Paul; Cocks, Rodney; Mock, John; O'Neil, Kimberley (2008). Pakistan & the Karakoram Highway. Lonely Planet. p. 183. ISBN 978-1-74104-542-0.
  3. ^ Javaid-ur-Rahman; Khan, Atif (17 March 2016). "Govt Seeks Time to Evolve Consensus on PIA Sale". The Nation.

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