The construction of Gwadar New International Airport Project (GNIAP), a key project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework, has officially been launched and at present, the construction work is progressing in an orderly manner.
The design and construction of the new airport are in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (CIAO) standards. It is the project with the largest amount of funds since the founding of the People’s Republic of China, with a total investment of nearly 1.7 billion yuan
The airport will be capable of handling both domestic and international routes including ATR 72, Airbus, (A-300), Boeing (B-737) and Boeing (B-747). Also, the new Gwadar International Airport will be able to cater to the largest passenger airline in the world, Airbus A380.
After the completion of the Gwadar New International Airport, it will become a landmark building for the modernization of the Gwadar region.
The project is highly significant for Gwadar City’s development. It will lay the foundation for the enhancement of China-Pakistan economic and trade cooperation