Karachi Jinnah International Airport KHI
is Pakistan's major airport - located in Karachi, Sindh. Karachi is the largest city in south Pakistan, bordering on the Arabian Sea.
A passenger recently remarked favorably on the courtesy extended by Immigration officials towards the elderly and females in general, noting that they received priority status.
With two long runways and 6.2 million passengers during fiscal year 2015-16, Karachi Jinnah Airport is hub for Pakistan International Airlines and for Shaheen Air International and Airblue and is served by a host of international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all parts of the globe.
For Passport & Visa inquiries, you can call Immigration at +92 (51) 926-776, fax +92 (51) 926 76, or call the help line at 111-345-786. For Customs help call +92 (0) 21 4579 1444.
For International Arrivals information call 92 21 4671611 /fax 9248146.
Jinnah International Airporthas Domestic & International terminals under one roof - referred to as the 'Jinnah Terminal' -
offering 86 check-in desks, 12 gates & 12 airbridges. The International and the Domestic Terminals have two concourses (also referred to as 'satelites') on each side, linked by connecting corridors, each with 8 passenger loading bridges.
(the 'Eastern Satellite') handles international operations, while
(the 'Western Satellite')
handles domestic and some international operations - made possible through a flexible arrangement of gates.
The two concourses supplement the departure lounges and provide shops and snack counters.
Other amenities and services
inside the terminal comlex are a shopping arcade restaurants*, duty-free shops, rental car counters, banking facilities, hold baggage, porters, free luggage carts, currency exchange counters in both Arrivals & Departures areas (for Arrival call 4671187, for Departure call 4671235). * A 4.5-star restaurant is located on the top level.
The Muslim Prayer Room is accessible from the Arrivals & Departures levels, open 24/7.
The CIP Lounge is for first- & business-class passengers, as well as card holders of Askari, Standard , Union & Habib Banks.
If you lost or found a bag, or had a bag opened or torn, contact the Civil Avational Airline Baggage Lost & Found service.
While there is limited WiFi available, there are 'plenty of computers' there.
The two recent Skytrax reviews are very favorable.
For International Departures, contact the manager - tel: 92-21-4671303, 4671374, 9242101 (ext:7502).
For Domestic Departures, contact the manager - tel. 4671277
For passport & Visa related information open: fia.gov.pk or fax: +92 (51) 926 2376.