King Khalid International Airport was opened in 1983 A.D in Riyadh city. It is located in an area of 225 km2 about 35 km from the city center, containing five passengers’ terminals, 40 Passenger boarding bridges, and more car parking designed for 11.600 vehicles. The airport consists of Royal Terminal, the Central Control Tower, two Parallel Runways, which are each 4,260 meters (13,980 ft) long.
Facts about KKIA:
- Established in 1983.
- Collaborates with over 51 international and domestic airlines with over 105 destinations in total and over 217,000 flights a year.
- More than 28.5 million passengers a year are served.
- Consists of five main passenger terminals, 40 Passenger boarding bridges, and around 11,600 car parks.