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 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. 

General Information about King Khaled Airport

The following table is an overview of King Khaled Airport indicated below:

AirportKing Khalid International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Owner/OperatorRiyadh Airports Company
Built In (Year)1983
Hub forSaudia, Flynas
King Khalid Airport CodeRUH
King Khalid Airport Terminals4
King Khalid International Airport Runway2
King Khalid International Airport Coordinates24°57′28″N 046°41′56″E
King Khalid Airport AddressAirport Road, King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Official Website
Official Phone Number966 9200 20090
Elevation2,049 ft / 625 m

King Khaled Airport Code

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


King Khaled Airport Map

The King Khaled Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

King Khaled Airport 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. 

King Khaled International Airport Runways 

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

15R-33L13,796 ft197 ftAsphaltYes
15L-33R13,796 ft197 ftAsphaltYes

Nearest Airports to King Khaled International Airport

Some of the closest airports to RUH Airport are:

Airlines Operating from King Khaled International Airport

The following airlines operate from King Khaled Airport:

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Air Arabia 
  • Airblue
  • Air Cairo
  • Air India 
  • Air India Express
  • AnadoluJet 
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines 
  • British Airways
  • Buta Airways
  • EgyptAir
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines 
  • Etihad Airways
  • FlyBosnia
  • Flyadeal
  • flydubai
  • flynas
  • Gulf Air 


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