Introduction of King Khalid International Airport
King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) is an airport in north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
About its facilities, this airport consists of five passenger terminals (only three of which are in use), with eight aero-bridges each, a mosque, covered and uncovered car parking for 11,600 vehicles, a central control tower (one of the world's tallest), and two parallel runways, which are each 4,260 metres (13,980 ft) long. A general aviation complex has been constructed north of runway number 1 for use by private aircraft and is reached by a special access road which runs north from the airport access highway. The general aviation facility includes a passenger terminal, aircraft parking and maintenance facilities, taxiways and parking for visitors, tenants and staff.
The airport handled 17,069,000 passengers in 2012 and 18,585,000 in 2013.