Riyadh King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) is located 35 kilometers north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The airport consists of 4 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 Royal Terminal (for the Kingdoms Guests from Government Heads, and Saudi Royal family use), a central control tower (one of the world's
tallest), and two parallel runways, which are each 4,260 metres (13,980 ft) long. The land area allocated for this airport is among the largest in the world.
The airport occupies an area of 315 square kilometres (78,000 acres).
This airport was constructed to meet the increasing international and local air transport requirements for Riyadh. The airport that KKIA replaced,
Riyadh Airport (close to the city center), is now a Royal Saudi Air Force airbase.