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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 1703rd ARW was composed mainly of KC-135 Stratotankers and used the north western firehouse as its headquarters of air operations.
  • Additional passenger conveniences in the terminal complex include 80 elevators and escalators.
  • The closest airport to King Khalid International Airport (RUH) is Dawadmi Domestic Airport (DWD), which is located 166 miles (266 kilometers) WSW of RUH.
  • Heads of state and other high-ranking VIP visitors to the Kingdom are greeted in the Royal Pavilion.
  • King Khalid International Airport handled 13,919,000 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • In the northeast corner of the mosque plaza, a minaret rises 39 metres above the plaza level.
  • This airport was constructed to meet the increasing international and local air transport requirements for Riyadh.
  • In addition to being known as "King Khalid International Airport", another name for RUH is "مطار الملك خالد الدولي".
  • King Khalid International Airport (RUH) has 2 runways.

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 View satellite image of Dawadmi Domestic Airport 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 View satellite image of Al-Ahsa International Airport 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 View satellite image of Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of King Fahd International Airport 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 View satellite image of King Abdulaziz Air Base 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 View satellite image of Qaisumah Domestic Airport 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 View satellite image of Bahrain International Airport 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 View satellite image of Al-Udeid Air Base 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 View satellite image of Kuwait International Airport 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 View satellite image of Hamad International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ha'il Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Dalma Airport 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 View satellite image of Bushehr Airport 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 View satellite image of Abadan International Airport 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 View satellite image of Basrah International AirportBasrah Airport 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 View satellite image of Totegegie Airport 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 View satellite image of Tureira Airport 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 View satellite image of Pukarua Airport 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 View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport 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 View satellite image of Hao Airport 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 View satellite image of Fangatau Airport 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 View satellite image of Raroia Airport 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 View satellite image of Makemo Airport 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 View satellite image of Anaa Airport 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 View satellite image of Fakarava Airport 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 View satellite image of Apataki Airport 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 View satellite image of Arutua Airport 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 View satellite image of Manihi Airport 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 View satellite image of Ahe Airport 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 View satellite image of Atuona Airport Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport