King Khalid International Airport

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King Khalid International Airport ((Arabic: مطار الملك خالد الدولي) is located 35 kilometers (about 21.75 miles) north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by the architectural firm HOK.

The airport includes the terminals, mosque, the control tower and two parallel runways, each 4200 meters long. It has been constructed to meet the increasing international and local air transport requirements for Riyadh region.

It is an alternative landing site for NASA's Space Shuttle.

Statistics


King Khalid International Airport has had steadily increasing passenger numbers.










































Statistics for King Khalid International Airport
YearTotal PassengersTotal Aircraft Movements
19988,021,00060,464
19998,200,00063,106
20009,379,00084,881
200111,702,00094,797
200212,021,000104,886
200314,138,000124,516
2010 ESTIMATE22,138,000174,516

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