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King Khaled International Airport Code RUH

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 11564

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 24°57'27"N / 46°41'55"E


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Station ID: OERK
Observation Time: 12/05/2021 1:13 pm

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About King Khaled International Airport Code

King Khaled International Airport code is RUH. The elevation of the airport is 625 meters above sea level. 

About King Khaled International Airport (RUH)

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) is located 35 kilometres north of Riyad in the heart of Saudi Arabia. This facility features all the basic amenities including on-site parking, restaurants, and lounges among others to meet the requirements of all passengers. 

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

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) also has The Royal Mosque in its plaza. 

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) Runways 

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) has two runways each measuring 4,205 meters in length and 60 meters in width:  

15R/33L 4,205 m asphalt

15L/33R 4,205 m asphalt 

These runways handle 212,632 aircraft movements that handle over 26 million passengers annually. 

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) Terminals

King Khaled International Airport (RUH) features four terminals: 

Terminal 1: 

This facility is used by all international flights except those operated by Saudia and Middle East Airlines. 

Terminal 2:

This facility is used by all international flights for SkyTeam members. 

Terminal 3: 

This terminal was opened in 2016. It is used by Saudia and Flynas for domestic flights. 

The Royal Terminal:

This facility is used by royal families, heads of the state, and VIIP visitors among others. 

Nearest Airports to King Khaled International Airport (RUH)

Al-Ahsa Domestic Airport 333 km 

Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport 362 km 

King Fahd International Airport 401 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from King Khaled International Airport (RUH)

Aegean Airlines 

Air Arabia 


Air Cairo

Air India 

Air India Express


Biman Bangladesh Airlines 

British Airways 

Buta Airways



Ethiopian Airlines 

Etihad Airways





Gulf Air 

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15R-33L 13,796 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
15L-33R 13,796 ft 197 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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