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JED Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JED / OEJN
Airport Names:
  1. King Abdulaziz International Airport
  2. مطار الملك عبدالعزيز الدولي
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
GPS Coordinates: 21°40'45"N by 39°9'24"E
Area Served: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Operator/Owner: General Authority of Civil Aviation
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 48 feet (15 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED):

  • Designed by the famous Bangladeshi engineer Fazlur Khan of the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, it is known for its tentlike roof structure, engineered by Horst Berger.
  • The three new crescent-shaped passenger halls will be located to the south of the current international terminal which will be undergoing renovation at the same time.
  • Because of King Abdulaziz International Airport's relatively low elevation of 48 feet, planes can take off or land at King Abdulaziz International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "King Abdulaziz International Airport", another name for JED is "مطار الملك عبدالعزيز الدولي".
  • The trolley service at south and north terminals is managed and maintained by Smarti International Company, which draws its employees from foreign nations.
  • The furthest airport from King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) is Tureira Airport (ZTA), which is nearly antipodal to King Abdulaziz International Airport (meaning King Abdulaziz International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Tureira Airport), and is located 12,277 miles (19,758 kilometers) away in Tureia, Tuamotus, French Polynesia.
  • King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) has 3 runways.
  • The closest airport to King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) is Ta'if Regional Airport (TIF), which is located 90 miles (145 kilometers) E of JED.
  • The airport occupies an area of 15 square kilometers.
  • King Abdulaziz International Airport handled 27,111,000 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from King Abdulaziz International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from King Abdulaziz International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
190.00 miles (144.84 km) ETa'if Regional Airport (TIF)Ta'if, Saudi ArabiaView Ta'if Regional Airport on a map Set TIF as destination Airport Get more information about Ta'if Regional Airport
2183.96 miles (296.05 km) NNWYanbu International Airport (YNB)Yanbu (Yenbo), Al Madinah, Saudi ArabiaView Yanbu International Airport on a map Set YNB as destination Airport Get more information about Yanbu International Airport
3186.22 miles (299.68 km) ESEAl-Baha Domestic Airport (ABT)Al-Baha, Saudi ArabiaView Al-Baha Domestic Airport on a map Set ABT as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Baha Domestic Airport
4198.86 miles (320.03 km) SWPort Sudan New International Airport (PZU)Port Sudan, SudanView Port Sudan New International Airport on a map Set PZU as destination Airport Get more information about Port Sudan New International Airport
5201.60 miles (324.44 km) NPrince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED)Medina, Saudi ArabiaView Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport on a map Set MED as destination Airport Get more information about Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport
6252.50 miles (406.36 km) ESEBisha Domestic Airport (BHH)Bisha, Saudi ArabiaView Bisha Domestic Airport on a map Set BHH as destination Airport Get more information about Bisha Domestic Airport
7328.80 miles (529.14 km) SEAbha Regional Airport (AHB)Abha / Khamis Mushait, Saudi ArabiaView Abha Regional Airport on a map Set AHB as destination Airport Get more information about Abha Regional Airport
8357.25 miles (574.94 km) NWMarsa Alam (RMF)Marsa Alam, EgyptView Marsa Alam on a map Set RMF as destination Airport Get more information about Marsa Alam
9369.05 miles (593.92 km) ENEDawadmi Domestic Airport (DWD)Dawadmi, Saudi ArabiaView Dawadmi Domestic Airport on a map Set DWD as destination Airport Get more information about Dawadmi Domestic Airport
10414.52 miles (667.11 km) SMassawa International Airport (MSW)Massawa, EritreaView Massawa International Airport on a map Set MSW as destination Airport Get more information about Massawa International Airport
11428.40 miles (689.44 km) NNEHa'il Regional Airport (HAS)Ha'il, Saudi ArabiaView Ha'il Regional Airport on a map Set HAS as destination Airport Get more information about Ha'il Regional Airport
12430.37 miles (692.61 km) SWAtbara Airport (ATB)Atbara, SudanView Atbara Airport on a map Set ATB as destination Airport Get more information about Atbara Airport
13432.33 miles (695.77 km) NEPrince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport (ELQ)Buraidah, Saudi ArabiaView Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport on a map Set ELQ as destination Airport Get more information about Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport
14433.27 miles (697.28 km) WNWAswan International Airport (ASW)Aswan, EgyptView Aswan International Airport on a map Set ASW as destination Airport Get more information about Aswan International Airport
15441.63 miles (710.74 km) SAsmara International Airport (ASM)Asmara, EritreaView Asmara International Airport on a map Set ASM as destination Airport Get more information about Asmara International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from King Abdulaziz International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from King Abdulaziz International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,277.20 miles (19,758.19 km) WSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
212,223.86 miles (19,672.35 km) SWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
312,187.65 miles (19,614.07 km) SHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
412,095.67 miles (19,466.05 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
512,044.00 miles (19,382.90 km) WSWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
612,040.07 miles (19,376.56 km) SSEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
712,033.25 miles (19,365.60 km) SSERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
812,031.92 miles (19,363.45 km) SFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
912,010.29 miles (19,328.63 km) SEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1011,936.80 miles (19,210.37 km) SEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1111,879.22 miles (19,117.71 km) SEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1211,853.11 miles (19,075.69 km) SEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1311,830.11 miles (19,038.66 km) SEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1411,822.58 miles (19,026.55 km) SEAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
1511,799.21 miles (18,988.94 km) ESEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport