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RUH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RUH / OERK
Airport Names:
  1. King Khalid International Airport
  2. مطار الملك خالد الدولي
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
GPS Coordinates: 24°57'28"N by 46°41'56"E
Area Served: Riyadh
Operator/Owner: The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 2,049 feet (625 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about King Khalid International Airport (RUH):

  • The elevators, escalators and moving walkways all have the latest safety equipment installed.
  • Additional passenger conveniences in the terminal complex include 80 elevators and escalators.
  • In addition to being known as "King Khalid International Airport", another name for RUH is "مطار الملك خالد الدولي".
  • King Khalid International Airport handled 13,919,000 passengers last year.
  • King Khalid International Airport (RUH) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to King Khalid International Airport (RUH) is Dawadmi Domestic Airport (DWD), which is located 166 miles (266 kilometers) WSW of RUH.
  • In the northeast corner of the mosque plaza, a minaret rises 39 metres above the plaza level.
  • The terminals are connected to each other by means of three linking buildings, These buildings are 168 metres long.
  • A general aviation complex has been constructed north of runway number 1 for use by private aircraft and is reached by a special access road which runs north from the airport access highway.
  • The furthest airport from King Khalid International Airport (RUH) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is nearly antipodal to King Khalid International Airport (meaning King Khalid International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Totegegie Airport), and is located 12,273 miles (19,752 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • The families of the airport workers are still living in K.K.I.A Housing Facility.

Map of Nearest Airports from King Khalid International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from King Khalid International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1165.57 miles (266.46 km) WSWDawadmi Domestic Airport (DWD)Dawadmi, Saudi ArabiaView Dawadmi Domestic Airport on a map Set DWD as destination Airport Get more information about Dawadmi Domestic Airport
2175.75 miles (282.84 km) EAl-Ahsa International Airport (HOF)Hofuf, Saudi ArabiaView Al-Ahsa International Airport on a map Set HOF as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ahsa International Airport
3204.53 miles (329.16 km) WNWPrince 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
4219.41 miles (353.11 km) ENEKing Fahd International Airport (DMM)Dammam, Saudi ArabiaView King Fahd International Airport on a map Set DMM as destination Airport Get more information about King Fahd International Airport
5233.33 miles (375.50 km) ENEKing Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA)Dhahran, Saudi ArabiaView King Abdulaziz Air Base on a map Set DHA as destination Airport Get more information about King Abdulaziz Air Base
6236.02 miles (379.83 km) NQaisumah Domestic Airport (AQI)Qaisumah, Hafar Al-Batin, Eastern Province, Saudi ArabiaView Qaisumah Domestic Airport on a map Set AQI as destination Airport Get more information about Qaisumah Domestic Airport
7261.38 miles (420.64 km) ENEBahrain International Airport (BAH)Al Muharraq, BahrainView Bahrain International Airport on a map Set BAH as destination Airport Get more information about Bahrain International Airport
8289.15 miles (465.34 km) EAl-Udeid Air Base (IUD)Doha, QatarView Al-Udeid Air Base on a map Set IUD as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Udeid Air Base
9305.29 miles (491.31 km) NNEKuwait International Airport (KWI)Kuwait City, KuwaitView Kuwait International Airport on a map Set KWI as destination Airport Get more information about Kuwait International Airport
10307.88 miles (495.48 km) EHamad International Airport (DOH)Doha, QatarView Hamad International Airport on a map Set DOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hamad International Airport
11354.83 miles (571.04 km) WNWHa'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
12355.12 miles (571.51 km) EDalma Airport (ZDY)Dalma (island), United Arab EmiratesView Dalma Airport on a map Set ZDY as destination Airport Get more information about Dalma Airport
13375.12 miles (603.70 km) NEBushehr Airport (BUZ)Bushehr, IranView Bushehr Airport on a map Set BUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bushehr Airport
14385.22 miles (619.95 km) NNEAbadan International Airport (ABD)Abadan, IranView Abadan International Airport on a map Set ABD as destination Airport Get more information about Abadan International Airport
15390.77 miles (628.88 km) NBasrah International AirportBasrah Airport (BSR)Basrah, IraqView Basrah International AirportBasrah Airport on a map Set BSR as destination Airport Get more information about Basrah International AirportBasrah Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from King Khalid International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from King Khalid International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,273.25 miles (19,751.84 km) SETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,994.21 miles (19,302.76 km) SETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,918.38 miles (19,180.73 km) SSEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
411,911.36 miles (19,169.43 km) SENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,753.31 miles (18,915.07 km) SEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,637.27 miles (18,728.33 km) SEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
711,582.05 miles (18,639.46 km) SERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
811,553.34 miles (18,593.25 km) SEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
911,491.34 miles (18,493.47 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1011,428.98 miles (18,393.12 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
1111,368.99 miles (18,296.57 km) SEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1211,344.02 miles (18,256.38 km) SEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1311,334.36 miles (18,240.85 km) SEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1411,324.82 miles (18,225.48 km) SEAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
1511,322.27 miles (18,221.37 km) SSEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport