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King Khalid International Airport

King Khalid International Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Saudi Arabia
Airport typePublic
OperatorFraport Saudi Arabia Ltd
HubSaudi Arabian Airlines
Nas Air
Elevation625 m (2049 ft)

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King Khalid International Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك خالد الدولي) is located 35 km (21.7 mi) north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by the architectural firm HOK.

The airport includes the terminals, mosque, the control tower and two parallel runways, each 4200 m (13779.5 ft) long. It has been constructed to meet the increasing international and local air transport requirements for Riyadh region.

It was an alternative landing site for NASA's Space Shuttle.

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