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King Abdulaziz International Airport Code JED

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LAT / LON 21°40'46"N / 39°9'23"E


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Station ID: OEJN
Observation Time: 12/05/2021 12:30 pm

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About King Abdulaziz International Airport Code

King Abdulaziz International Airport code is JED. This airport got its IATA code from Jeddah city that it primarily serves. The elevation of the airport above sea level is 15 meters. 

About King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

Nestled in the heart of Jeddah, King Abdulaziz International Airport  (JED) is one of the busiest airports in Saudi Arabia. It is spread across an area of 105 square kilometres. 

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) is one of the busiest aviation hubs in the country with passenger traffic of more than 41 million annually. It features all the basic amenities such as on-site parking, restaurants, and lounges among others to meet the requirements of all passengers. 

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) is connected to the city centre by all modes of transport. 

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) Terminals

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) has two passenger terminals with a capacity to handle millions of passengers from all over the world. 

Haji Terminal:

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) features a dedicated terminal for the pilgrims travelling from all over the world to the holy city of Mecca. Designed by Fazlur Rahman Khan, Haji Terminal earns a reputation for its tent-like roof structures. This air-conditioned building handles only baggage and custom facilities. 

North Terminal: 

This facility is used for all international airlines. 

South Terminal:

South Terminal is reportedly closed for all operations.

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) Runways

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) has three runways: 

16L/34R 4,000 m asphalt 

16C/34C 4,000 m concrete 

16R/34L 3,800 m asphalt 

These runways handle 340,333 aircraft movements annually. 

Nearest Airports to King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

Taif Regional Airport 196 km 

Yanbu Airport 344 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

Aegean Airlines 

Afriqiyah Airways 

Air Algerie 

Air Arabia 

AirAsia X


Air Cairo

Air China 


Ariana Afghan Airlines 

Azerbaijan Airlines 

Batik Air

Biman Bangladesh


Daallo Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
16C-34C 10,825 ft 197 ft Concrete Yes
16R-34L 12,467 ft 197 ft Concrete Yes
16L-34R 13,123 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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