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Bahawalnagar Airport (IATA code: WGB, ICAO code: OPBR) is a small domestic airport located in the Bahawalnagar district of Punjab, Pakistan. Situated approximately 5 kilometers northeast of the city center, it serves as a convenient gateway for travelers visiting this region.
The airport features a single asphalt runway and a small terminal building. While it primarily caters to domestic flights, it also facilitates limited charter and private aircraft operations. Travelers can access the airport via local transportation options such as taxis or private vehicles.
Facilities at Bahawalnagar Airport are modest, offering basic amenities for passengers. These include a waiting area, check-in counters, and a small parking lot. However, it is advisable to arrive well in advance of your flight, as the airport may experience occasional congestion during peak travel periods.
For those planning a trip to Bahawalnagar or the surrounding areas, Bahawalnagar Airport provides a convenient and accessible entry point, ensuring a smooth start to your journey.
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