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PM to inaugurate World’s Highest Altitude Airport in Skardu, Pakistan

Skardu is a beautiful valley of Baltistan. It is located at an elevation of 7316 ft with avg temperature of 26c. Skardu is famous for its serene natural beauty, freshwater springs, delicious fruits and pleasant weather.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Skardu today to inaugurate Skardu Internation Airport and the Jaglot-Skardu strategic road.

The development in Skardu is a part of PM Imran Khan’s initiative to boost tourism and economic growth in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The Skardu airport is located at an altitude of over 7,000 feet. It is nestled in the Karakoram and Himalayan peaks and is among the world’s highest altitude airports.

All flights, both morning and evening, will be accommodated at the Skardu airport. A new initiative is being unrolled to support airplanes during low-visibility takeoffs and landings.

On a one-day visit, he will also chair different meetings regarding development schemes and the Gilgit Baltistan government’s one-year performance.

The prime minister will address a public gathering at Municipal Stadium Skardu.

Skardu is a beautiful valley of Baltistan. It is located at an elevation of 7316 ft with avg temperature of 26c. Skardu is famous for its serene natural beauty, freshwater springs, delicious fruits and pleasant weather.

Skardu airport is located 11miles from the city in NW direction. Passengers experience a stunning view of the mighty Indus river and snow-capped mountains surrounding the Skardu airport.

There are two runways at Skardu airport one is abandoned and the operational runway has PCN of 40 and length of 12000ft.

At apron upto 3 B737 can be parked. Skardu airport is a Fire cat 6 airports equipped with latest Oshkosh RFF vehicles. PIA connects Skardu with the capital city Islamabad with the help of two ATR42 flights seven days a week.

Every year Skardu airport welcomes a large number of Pakistani as well as foreigner tourists who come to experience the beauty of Satpara Lake, Shangrila resorts, Kachura lake, Manthoka waterfall, Deosai plains, Shigar fort, and Khaplu fort. Skardu airport is equipped with spacious Arrival, Departure, and VIP lounge to cater to the needs of passengers. There are many development schemes are in process to better facilitate the airlines and passengers.

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