Riyadh King Khaled Airport

History of Riyadh King Khaled International Airport

One of the fascinating facts about Riyadh King Khaled International airport is that it was an alternative landing spot for the NASA space shuttle mission. The airport was inaugurated in 1983. The previous airport before the construction of King Khaled International airport was Royal Airforce base airport which is much closer to the city of Riyadh. King Khaled airport has two runways, and it is located about 35 KM from the city center of Riyadh.

Riyadh King Khaled International Airport Terminals

Riyadh King Khaled International airport has 5 Terminal and a Royal terminal used for the Royal family only. It has multiple facilities serving General aviation traffic. Jet Aviation, Execu Jet and Saudi Private aviation are the three FBO serving the Private Jet traffic at the Riyadh Airport. They all provide Maintenance, Parking and Jet Fuel for Private Aircraft of any cabin class.

Riyadh King Khaled Airport Map

Information and Restrictions Riyadh King Khaled International Airport

OERK is the ICAO code




Longest Hard Surface Runway (ft)


13797 x 197, 15L/33R

Elevation (ft)



Runway Surface



Fuel Available



Current UTC


8:47:11 AM (+3.00)

Local Standard Time


12:47:11 PM

For private jet charter to or from King, Khaled International Airport call Icarus Jet on +1-888-277-7203 (24 Hours) or contact us Online.

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