According to Civil Aviation Authority, first incoming flight of Pakistan International Airlines came from Karachi.
While, first flight of the national airline departed for Karachi at 12.30 p.m.
New Islamabad International Airport spans over an area of 4238 acres of land.
It is the first green field airport of the country.
The airport equipped with latest technology, says the CAA.
It has a passenger friendly terminal, two runways, three taxiways and a cargo apron which can accommodate large and small aircrafts.
The airport has a modular design which enables it to handle nine million passengers and 50,000 metric tons of cargo initially.