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Saudi Arabia King Khaled Airport

In addition to the airport support buildings, there are air operations building, facility buildings, General Aviation and Special Flight Service Complex. The airport also includes taxiways, an airfield, road system and a housing complex which accommodates three thousand persons.

Functional Facilities
The passengers complex includes two international and two domestic terminals connected with three link buildings. Each terminal is of triangular shape with a triangular base. The floor area is approximately 47,500 square meters.

The roof consists of 72 triangular pieces and 24 meters long arches on each side. Each link building is 168 meters long and an approximate area of 25,000 square meters. The buildings contain moving walkways, restaurants, cafeterias, offices for the airlines and government agencies and commercial shops.

All these terminals are connected to each other by means of three linking buildings, These buildings are 168 meters long. Each terminal is triangularly shaped, it has a triangular base of 47,500 sq meters area. The complex includes a modern VIPs terminal plus restaurants, cafeterias, airlines offices, government departments, hotels and rent-a-car companies counters, banks, first aid clinics and commercial shops.

There is a three level building of cast in-place concrete used as car parking for the terminals and mosque which accommodates about 800 cars in addition to 3,600 cars on top of the roof.

The Royal Pavilion, located in the south end of the airport has a triangular foundation and comprises 33 triangular shaped panels each rib is 22 meters long and the total area is approximately 28,500 square meters. The ceremonial mall 12.5 meters wide and 390 meters long is located between the Royal Pavilion and the mosque.

Heads of state and other high-ranking VIP visitors to the Kingdom are greeted in the Royal Pavilion which reflects the culture of Islam with grand architectural spaces, lush garden areas and cooling fountains. The design and geometry of the building are similar to those of the other terminals architecturally and in the aesthetic respect.

Airport Facts

KKIA, opened in 1983, is the gateway to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its heartland, is the national air transport center. The facility is a masterpiece of modern architecture. Decorated with the works of many Saudi Artists, blending traditional Arab design with the requirements of efficiency, and incorporating into the whole the essential Islamic character of the Kingdom.

The airport occupies an area of about 225 square kilometers, bordered to the north by Wadi Mekhar & to the south by Wadi Abal Jernan. This area houses all the airport main facilities and installations including the terminals, mosque, the control tower and two parallel runways each 4200 meters long.

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