4. New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA).
New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA) is a new greenfield airport being built in Gwadar, Pakistan, managed and operated by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).
To be owned by a joint venture between Pakistan, Oman, and China, the airport will handle domestic and international operations.
The airport development is a part of the $56bn China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) development, which is a cornerstone of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative.
The Greenfield Airport to be built across an area of 4,300 acres will be the one of the biggest in Pakistan and will also become the nation’s second airport capable of handling A380 aircraft upon its commissioning in 2022. It is expected to stimulate the development in Gwadar peninsula and boost trade between Pakistan and China.
The airport will be operated under open sky policy and will be developed under the guidance of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).
Proposing Agency: Aviation Division
Location: Gurandani, 26 KM east of Gwadar City, Balochistan
Executing Company: Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority