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Sialkot Airport to remain shut down from May 6 to May 18

05:26 PM | 4 Apr, 2024
Sialkot Airport to remain shut down from May 6 to May 18

SIALKOT – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced the temporary shut down of Sialkot International Airport's runway for maintenance purposes, spanning a period of 13 days starting from May 6 to May 18. 

This decision, relayed to both domestic and international airlines, was communicated through a Notice to Airmen (Notum), as reported by the media.

Passengers are advised to reach out to their respective airlines for updates on flight schedules during this brief shutdown. 

Sialkot Airport shut down 

Sialkot International Airport is a hub for global connectivity, facilitating approximately 59 direct flights monthly. 

Discussions are reportedly ongoing among domestic and international airlines to potentially reroute flights originally bound for Sialkot to operate from Lahore Airport during this maintenance period.

However, with the airport's closure for maintenance, more than 110 international flights are expected to be affected during the 13-day period in May.

The runway at Sialkot International Airport is notable for its dimensions, spanning 3600 meters in length and 45 meters in width.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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