Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has approved the establishment of a commercial district on the Walton Airport site and the airport will be relocated to another location, a recent news source reported. Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to start the project soon.
This project is another mega project that will change Lahore's face. The Prime Minister will also set up a new commercial district authority to manage this project. Asif Janjua will lead the authority.
This mega project is located on Ferozepur Road and will spread over 22 acres. The land on which the commercial district is located belongs to the civil aviation authorities. Meanwhile, Walton Airport will be relocated to another location after 91 years. It has a proposal to move the airport to land adjacent to King Edward Medical College's new campus.
The documents of airport transfers have been submitted to the Government of Punjab.