APL signed a joint venture with Pakistan State Oil and marked its footprint in the Aviation Fuels business. The Joint Venture of two icons of Oil & Gas Industry of Pakistan having a consolidated experience of more than four decades started refuelling operations at Islamabad International Airport on May 03, 2018.
The New Islamabad International Airport is the biggest airport of Pakistan, capable of handling new generation aircrafts including one of the biggest aircrafts Airbus A-380. One of the core features of the airport is the state-of the art Fuel Farm Facility which is equipped with technologically advanced refueling equipment, electrical systems, automation, safety and security systems and robust mechanical & civil structures.
This Fuel Farm and Hydrant Refuelling System is the largest facility in the Country, having a storage capacity of 10,000 M. Tons of Jet Fuel. The refuelling system has a 14 KM long Hydrant Line of 14-inch diameter with 55 Hydrants Pits to fuel the aircrafts around the clock. Fuel Farm is equipped with robust and latest monitoring and control systems, state of the art product pumping system, modern and technologically advanced refuelling equipment and fool proof security system. The facility is compliant with local and international standards including JIG, NFPA, API as well as CAA for the receiving, storage, filtering, pumping and testing of aviation fuel. which all together makes it the most advanced and largest Fuel Farm of Pakistan providing high quality services to national and international air carriers.