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Abha International Airport

Abha, Saudi Arabia

About Abha International Airport

The capital of the 'Asir Province in Saudi Arabia is Abha, which primary airport is the Abha International Airport, one of the busiest airports within Saudi Arabia. The airport serves both domestic and international flights. It offers domestic connections to several airports within Saudi Arabia and international flights to destinations like Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, Aden, and more. The airport is currently undergoing a significant expansion project. This includes the construction of a new terminal with a much larger capacity, as it currently only has one terminal. The new terminal is expected to open in 2028. From this, the airport will expand its capacity to serve over 13 million passengers each year, a significant increase from the current capacity of 1.5 million.

From Abha International Airport, it will take you roughly 20 minutes to reach Abha city centre, depending on traffic conditions. It is located South of the city centre and has an airport code of AHB.

Abha International Airport is not a primary airport for any airlines, however Flynas flies to multiple destinations from here.


Abha International Airport offers a diverse range of amenities to enhance your airport experience, including WiFi, VIP Lounges, Shopping Facilities, Food & Beverage options, and more, ensuring a pleasant journey for travelers.

Facilities Include:

  • Information desks
  • Tourism boards
  • Phones
  • Fast-track
  • Meeting points
  • VIP lounges and rooms
  • Airlines lounges
  • Business centre
  • Prayer rooms
  • Family rooms with baby-changing facilities
  • Baggage and luggage facilities
  • Shopping amenities
  • Banking services
  • Wi-Fi access points
  • Medical assistance
  • Security services
  • Food and beverage options
  • Pharmacy
  • Hotel accommodations

Lounges Include:

Hayyak Lounge

This lounge is located airside, after the security checks. To access this lounge, you need to be flying on a domestic flight.

  • Disabled Access
  • TV
  • Dataports/Computers
  • Internet
  • No Smoking
  • Soft beverages
  • Refreshments
  • Air Conditioning
  • Flight Information Monitor
  • Conference facilities

Book Lounge Passes for Abha International Airport

When you book flights to Abha International Airport through Alternative Airlines, you have the convenient option to include lounge passes in your reservation. These passes grant access to the Hayyak Lounge, where you can indulge in the amenities mentioned earlier.


Abha International Airport sits at an elevation of 2,090 meters above sea level. It features a single runway labeled, constructed with an asphalt surface, spanning 3,350 meters in length and 45 meters in width.


There is currently just one terminal at Abha International Airport, however a 2nd terminal is in early stages of development, hoping to be completed by 2028. The only current terminal at Abha International Airport, facilitates both international and domestic flights. Once the new terminal has been developed, it will mean that Abha International Airport will be able to function at a much larger capacity.

Airlines that fly to Abha International Airport

Air Arabia, Air Cairo, Egyptair, flyadeal, flydubai, Flynas, Jazeera Airways, Nesma Airlines, Nile Air, Saudia

How to get to Abha International Airport

By Driving

Abha International Airport (ABH) is conveniently located just a quick 20-minute drive from Abha City Centre, assuming light traffic conditions. Upon arrival at the airport, travellers have access to various long-term and short-term parking options, which we advise you research before beginning your journey to the airport.

You can also choose to travel to the airport by public transport links, such as Taxis and Bus Shuttles.

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