The airport caters both International & Domestic flights. It is situated 4 km West of the city. Multan is also known as Madinat-ul-Auliya - مدینة الاؤلياء because of the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city. Naturally, the prime attractions are the mausoleums of Sufi saints. It is blanketed with bazaars, mosques, shrines, and ornate tombs. The city is famous for its handicrafts (carpets & ceramics) and cottage industries. Multan is also an important agricultural centre. Multan features an arid climate with very hot summers and mild winters. Local rickshaws and taxi cabs connect the airport to the city. A few moderate to cheap hotels are available. The Airport operates nonstop round the clock, 7 days a week.
Ground breaking ceremony for construction of Terminal Building (Phase-II) by Honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Completion of new rigid runway of 10500 feet length equipped with Cat-I AFL system and ILS / localizer system.
Inauguration of First PIA direct Hajj Flight operated from Multan to Jeddha by Honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan and first wide body (Boeing 747) aircraft landed at Multan Airport.
Start of operation from new Fire station comprising 8 x garages to meet the ICAO Fire Category-9.
Start of operation on new rigid apron (capable of handling 2 x wide body and 2 x narrow bodied aircraft) and its utilization for parking of Boeing 747 during Hajj flight operation.
Shifting of AFL operation to new vault room.
Completion of works on ASF staff colony.
Completion of new ATC tower.
Completion of new car park facility and its utilization for direct reporting of Hujjaz at the airport with discontinuation of Haji Camp.
Inauguration of new CAA Mosque by DGCAA.
Completion of CAA colony.
Completion of CAA officers and staff Messes.
Completion of new cargo building.
Provisioning of new 11 KV electric supply connection.