Shaikh Zayed International Airport

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Sheikh Zayed International Airport

شیخ زاید بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈا
Airport typePublic
OwnerPakistan Civil Aviation Authority
OperatorPakistan Civil Aviation Authority
ServesRahim Yar Khan
Location5 km from Rahim Yar Khan City
Elevation AMSL271 ft / 83 m
Coordinates28°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
Statistics (2017-18[3])
Passenger changeDecrease 9%
Aircraft movements1,546 Increase 37.3% Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Sheikh Zayed International Airport (IATA: RYK, ICAO: 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 funded the construction of the airport and road to his palace in Rahim Yar Khan.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Pakistan Aviators & Aviation Charter: Lahore
Pakistan International Airlines Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore
Hajj: Jeddah[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Airport information for OPRK". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Data current as of October 2006. Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for RYK / OPRK at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Statistical Data for Web site Major Traffic Flow Airport & Airline wise - Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority".
  4. ^ Paracha, Nadeem F. (20 August 2015). "The houbara: Dodging extinction". DAWN.COM.

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