Riyadh Airport Informational Guide to King Khalid International Airport (RUH) - Non Official

Riyadh Airport Terminal 1

Riyadh Airport Terminal 1 is used for international flights, except the ones operated by Air France, Saudia and Nas Air, and Middle East airlines.

Since the opening of Terminal 5, Terminal 1 operates arrivals and departures of international flights.


Riyadh Airport Terminal 1 facilities are split into a couple of levels:

Ground level

Ticketing level.

Find here security check, food and drink concessions.

Upper level

Boarding level.

Terminal 1 hosts boarding gates 11-18.

Services: Restrooms, food, drink and retail concessions.


King Khalid Airport Terminals are inter-connected since they are located within the same terminal complex. Given they are connected to each other by walkways, it is pretty easy to transfer between them.

In order to get to Terminal 5 from any of the other terminals, there is a free shuttle bus between terminals every 10 minutes.


- ATMs
- Banking services
- Information desk
- Luggage wrapping
- Barber Shop
- Free Wi-Fi
- Airlines offices
- Food, drink and retail concessions: Café, restaurants, bars

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Plaza Premium Lounge: Terminal 1, airside, Mezzanine, close to the Departures Hall. Opening hours: 24 hours. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Smoking area.

Access fee: €34 per traveler.

Welcome Lounge: Terminal 1, airside, Mezzanine. Opening hours: 24 hours. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Internet terminals, Smoking area.

Services upon payment: Spa.

Purchase your pass to Riyadh Airport lounges