Islamabad: The Federal Government of Pakistan has decided to reconstruct Chilas Airport, which has been non-operational for the last five decades, a news source reported. The project is being initiated in the backdrop of projects launched under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Diamer Basha Dam.
Currently, the authorities concerned are looking to prepare PC-1 for the project. For this purpose, the related teams from Pakistan Airforce, Civil Aviation Authority, and WAPDA have already visited the sites. Based on reports submitted by these authorities, details of the project will be finalised.
According to sources, restoration of Chilas Airport will assist in the completion of Diamer Basha Dam and also promote tourism in the area.