King Khalid International Airport

Airport Information

King Khalid International Airport

King Khalid International Airport was opened in 1983 A.D in Riyadh city. It is located in an area of 375 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, w​hich 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.​

There are five main passenger terminals at the airport, four of them were built when the airport started operation in 1983, and terminal 5 was opened in 2016.

  1. Terminal 1 is used for all international flights (except those operated by Saudia and Middle East Airlines, which are Skyteam members and Flynas).
  2. Terminal 2 is used by all international flights for SkyTeam members, including Saudia, and Flynas.
  3. Terminal 3 is closed for renovations. It was used to service all Saudia and Flynas domestic flights until Terminal 5 was opened for operation.
  4. Terminal 4 is unused, having never been utilized since construction, and remains without air bridges. Now it is under development which will last for five years.
  5. Terminal 5 is the newest terminal opened in 2016, which is now used by Saudia and Flynas for domestic flights.


King Khalid International Airport
Saudi Arabia
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