103-year-old Walton Airport and Flying Club shut down in Lahore

By: News Desk      Published: 11:22 AM, 28 Apr, 2021
103-year-old Walton Airport and Flying Club shut down in Lahore
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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a notification for closing down Lahore’s oldest Walton Airport and Flying Club after approval from the federal cabinet, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.

The CAA said Walton Airport and Flying Club has now been completely evacuated.

Chairman of Planning and Development Authority Irfan Elahi said that a ‘business hub’ will now be constructed at the Walton Airport.

He said Walton Airport is a 103-year-old and historic airport and by 1962, Walton Airport was Lahore's first civilian airport and also used as a base during World War II.

Reporter Ali Ramay