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King Abdulaziz Air Base Airport Code DHA

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LAT / LON 26°15'55"N / 50°9'7"E


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Station ID: OEDR
Observation Time: 12/05/2021 11:59 am

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About King Abdulaziz Air Base Airport Code

King Abdulaziz Air Base Airport Code is DHA. It got its IATA code DHA from its location in Dhahran in Saudi Arabia. This airport is also known as Dhahran Air Base. 

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA)

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA) is located in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Dhahran about 7 kilometres southeast of the Saudi Aramco Dhahran camp. The commander of the airbase is Prince Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. 

This airport facility was built by the United States Air Force. It was then known as Dhahran Airfield. Between 1962 and 1999, it also served as a commercial facility earning itself the recognition of the busiest airports in the country. 

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA)

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA) has three runways: 

16R/34L 3,660 m asphalt

16L/34R 3,660 m asphalt 

06/24 2,150 m concrete 

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA) Terminal

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA) terminal features a single terminal building. This terminal is regarded as one of the best architectural wonders of the country. It was designed by Minoru Yamasaki who designed the original World Trade Center in New York. 

King Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA) is connected to the city centre by all modes of transport.

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
16R-34L 12,008 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
16L-34R 11,811 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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