Shaikh Zayed International Airport

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Sheikh Zayed International Airport
شیخ زاید بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا
Airport type Public
Owner Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Operator Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Rahim Yar Khan
Location 5 km from Rahim Yar Khan City
Elevation AMSL 271 ft / 83 m
Coordinates 28°23′02″N 070°16′47″E / 28.38389°N 70.27972°E / 28.38389; 70.27972
RYK is located in Pakistan
Location of airport in Pakistan
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 9,842 3,000 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Shaikh Zayed International Airport (IATA: RYKICAO: OPRK), also known as Rahim Yar Khan Airport, is located at Rahim Yar Khan, in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is named after Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who provided financial assistance for the construction of the airport and other projects in Rahim Yar Khan, as Rahim Yar Khan was HH Shk Zayed's second home after Al Ain UAE.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Etihad Airways Charter: Abu Dhabi[3]
Pakistan Aviators & Aviation Charter: Lahore
Pakistan International Airlines Abu Dhabi, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore
Rotana Jet Seasonal: Abu Dhabi
Shaheen Air Seasonal: Jeddah

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for OPRK at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for RYK / OPRK at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Photo of ETD Airbus A330-300 (A6-ETO) ✈ FlightAware". FlightAware. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Rahim Yar Khan Airport at Wikimedia Commons