The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has one of the busiest airports in the world. With it’s three big international airports namely the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh. These three main air thoroughfares keeps the country’s citizens and visitors moving fast by offering a timely and effective service that definitely prides itself as among the most dependable and service friendly airports in the world. Flights to and from Saudi Arabia are available daily and reaches a lot of destination cities throughout the world.
The King Fahd International Airport which is situated not far from Qatif in terms of total land and floor area is the largest in the world. It covers around 780 square kilometers of land (301 square miles), it’s even larger than Saudi Arabia’s adjacent country Bahrain.
Known as the third busiest hub in the country of Saudi Arabia after the King Abdulazi, International Airport located in Jeddah and the King Khalid International Airport loceted in Riyadh. The King Fahd Airport was completed in the year 1999 and has ever since served more than 23,000 flights a year and moved about 2.5 million flights passengers each year and serves mostly the people living in Dammam, Qatif, Jubail, Khobat and Ras Tanura.
Located in Jeddah, the King Abdulaziz International Airport is another busy air thoroughfare in the country. Opened first in 1981, it has since become one of the busiest airports in the world averaging more than 70,000 flights every year and above 10,000,000 flights passengers each year. This airport is most busy especially during the Hajj, being near to Mecca it has a Hajj Terminal, said to be the 4th largest airport terminal in the world, which caters and used only during the Hajj season wherein Muslims from all over the world flock to Mecca.
The King Khalid International airport in Riyadh is another main flights haven of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most architecturally gifted airports in the whole world. It is designed by Hellmuth, Kassabaum and Obata, a famous architectural firm.
Considered as the premier gateway to the whole Saudi Arabian kingdom and the national flight transport center, it is proving to be among the busiest airports around the world.
More constructions are currently ongoing for more improvements to meet the growing demand of more flights to and from Saudi Arabia that will eventually cater to more flight passengers.
The King Khalid International Airport averages more than 9 million flight passengers each year and about 65,000 flights a year.
These three main airports in Saudi Arabia serves as a the main flight of entry and exit that connects Saudi Arabia to the rest of the world. Being a highly developed nation Saudi Arabia is doing it’s best to meet the growing demands for more flights and with current developments, they are indeed doing a great job in offering satisfaction guaranteed in taking flights in and out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.