King Khalid International Airport – RUH Riyadh
King Khalid International Airport is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and can be reached 22 miles from the north of the city. It is the second biggest airport in the country with Jeddah Airport being the first. RUH operates a central control tower hailed as one of the tallest control towers in the world and two runways.
The land where the airport was built is also one of the biggest in the world and is the second largest following King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. This major international airport became an alternative landing for NASA’s Space Shuttle.
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RUH-Riyadh Airport was inaugurated in 1983. Prior to its opening, the Riyadh Air Base was the primary commercial airport in Riyadh which is closer to the city and is run by the Royal Saudi Air Force. RUH has five passenger terminals and a separate royal terminal where heads of state visitors, VIP passengers, and the royal families’ guests are welcomed into the city. This international airport serves the cities of Diryah and Riyadh including the Diplomatic Quarter.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Travelers who are looking for airport hotels and lodging near the airport will not have any problems. Just five minutes away is the Makarim Riyadh Hotel, situated beside the airport terminal. Adjacent to King Khalid International Airport is the luxurious five-star Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel, which is also a quick drive to the city. Guests can have easy access to both the airport and city attractions.
On this page it is easy to search for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the RUH airport.
Most of these RUH
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the RUH airport are King Abdulaziz Historical Center, Al Faisaliyah Tower, and King Abdulaziz Historical Center.
Map of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (RUH-King Khaled Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (RUH-King Khaled Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 2:52 AM.
The temperature feels like 81.7 with a humidity level of 18 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 0 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 7, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south-southwest at a speed of 13 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 2:15 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia RUH airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free RUH airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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