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KHI Airport 2nd Runway  
User currently offlineAT From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1050 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2090 times:

There's an ongoing post in this forum on why some airports only have 1 runway... Having just flown through Karachi, I thought I would ask the converse question: why did KHI build a second runway (which I believe opened in the late nineties)? The second runway (7R/25L) is parallel to the original, and only very marginally longer. KHI does not have heavy enough air traffic to require two simultaneous runway operations.

Is the second runway then worth it?

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