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Airports in Saudi Arabia

King Fahd International Airport (DMM)

Location

King Fahd International Airport is located 16 miles (25km) northwest of Dammam, in eastern Saudi Arabia.

Getting to the city

Public buses run to Dammam from the airport, leaving every 30-60 minutes. The fare for a trip to Dammam is roughly SAR 12, and a ride to Al-Khobar costs about SAR 15.

Time

Local time is GMT +3.

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King Khalid International Airport (RUH)

Overview

Riyadh King Khalid International Airport is the key entry point for passengers flying to Saudi Arabia. It is located a short drive from Riyadh and is often used as a layover stop for passengers flying between Europe and Africa or Asia.

With over 14 million passengers using the airport each year, passengers should expect some delays and queues. Staff are not that helpful or friendly and even though the airport complies has very high standards, there are often complaints about the service at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport.

Location

The airport is situated 22 miles (35km) from Riyadh city centre.

Getting to the city

Prepaid airport taxis are available for transport to the city.

Time

Local time is GMT +3.

Contacts

Tel: +966 (0)1 221 1000.

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King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (19km) from Jeddah.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available. Most visitors opt for the limousine taxi service, fares for which can be negotiated with the driver. There is a bus service connecting to the city but this tends to be crowded and unpleasant and is usually avoided by visitors. Construction will begin soon on a new high-speed rail link to connect the airport to the city.

Time

GMT +3.

Contacts

Tel: +966 (0)2 684 2227.

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Dammam Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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