King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) is an international airport located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The airport is the third largest and busiest airport in Saudi Arabia, serving around 17.8 million passengers in 2010. Named after the founder of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz Al Saud, and inaugurated in 1981, it serves most international travel and is the largest hub for Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier Saudia. The airport provides facilities required for the service of pilgrims and those who visit the country to perform Umrah. It has three operational passenger terminals: the North Terminal, the Hajj Terminal, and the new Terminal 1.
The airport occupies an area of 105 square kilometers. Beside the airport proper, this includes a royal terminal, facilities of King Abdullah Air Base for the Royal Saudi Air Force, and housing for airport staff.
The world’s tallest control tower at an airport is the Jeddah King Abdulaziz international ATC tower in Saudi Arabia which opened in 2017. At 136m, it’s taller than the Great Pyramid of Giza.
In 2019, the new Terminal 1 at King Abdulaziz International Airport had a soft opening with a number of domestic flights transferred to operate from it. With a floor area of 810,000 square meters, the new terminal is considered one of the largest airport terminal buildings of its kind in the world. Visitors and passengers will enjoy a number of facilities including new lounges, an 18,000 square meters central garden area and a transport center that links the building and the car park and train station.
Moreover, the terminal houses a huge aquarium of 10 meters in diameter and 14 meters in height as well as a capacity of million liters of water. Furthermore, a mosque with a capacity of 3,732 worshippers has been established in the airport.
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