ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 26th july, 2016) : Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Tuesday informed the Senate that the new Islamabad International Airport would be fully operationalized by June 2017. Responding to various supplementary questions during Question Hour, the minister said some 73.5 per cent work had already been completed on the new airport. The schedule date of completion of all construction works of the project was December 25, he added. He said the National Highway Authority (NHA) had also started work on roads leading to the new airport. Aftab said after completion of all awarded packages, six to eight months would be required for testing and operationization of the airport.