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King Fahd International Airport

Sunrise at Dammam Park, Saudi Arabia

About King Fahd International Airport

King Fahd International Airport, commonly referred to as Dammam International Airport or simply Dammam Airport, serves the city of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Situated approximately 19 miles northwest of downtown Dammam, it is named in honour of the late King Fahd ibn Abdulaziz. Serving as the main international airport for the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, it stands as one of the kingdom's four primary international airports.

The airport is located approximately 30 minutes from Dammam City Centre, a distance of about 22 miles by road.

The airport acts as a hub for Flynas and Flyadeal airlines. It formerly operated as a hub for Saudia, along with the now-defunct Sama airline and SaudiGulf Airlines.


Ensuring a pleasant journey for travellers, King Fahd International Airport provides an array of amenities such as WiFi, lounges, shopping facilities, food & beverage options, and more, improving your airport experience.

Facilities include:

  • Prayer room
  • Baggage claim
  • Banks and ATMs
  • Travel agencies
  • Information desks
  • Meeting points
  • Toilets
  • Telecommunications services
  • Duty free
  • VIP areas
  • Retail shops
  • Dining areas
  • Lounges
  • Free Wi-Fi

Lounges Include:

Plaza Premium Lounge

If you're flying First or Business class on international flights, then you can enjoy all the luxurious facilities found in the Plaza Premium Lounge. To locate this lounge, it is in the International Terminal on the departure level, after security and near Gates 18 and 19.

  • Entertainment - newspapers, magazines, TVs, Wi-Fi
  • Food and beverages
  • Smoking area
  • Shower facilities
  • Snacks
  • Flight information board
  • Dataports/Computers
  • Internet
  • No smoking
  • Soft beverages
  • Refreshments
  • Air conditioning
  • Flight information monitor
  • Conference facilities

Alfursan Lounges

Within the King Fahd International Airport, there are two Alfursan Lounges, one for the international passengers and the other for domestic travellers. The international passengers one is only accessible if you're flying Business or First class.

  • Prayer room
  • Luggage storage
  • Relaxation area
  • Smoking area
  • Showers
  • Flight information board
  • Snacks
  • Business area
  • Meeting room
  • Kids room
  • Entertainment - magazine, newsletter, TVs, Wi-Fi
  • Self-service food counter with beverages
  • Spa and VIP area available at an extra cost.
  • Children under 2 enter free with adult.

NaSmiles Lounge

Business Class passengers flying on domestic flights can make use of the NaSmiles Lounge, which is found in the domestic gate area.

  • 24/7
  • Smoking area
  • Flight information board
  • Snacks
  • Entertainment - Wi-Fi, TVs, magazines and newsletters
  • Hot meals
  • Refreshment
  • Children under 2 can enter free if accompanied by an adult


King Fahd International Airport boasts two parallel runways, each spanning 4,000 meters in length and 60 meters in width, capable of accommodating large aircraft such as the Airbus A340-600 and Boeing 747-400. With a cross taxiway connecting them, it enables simultaneous take-offs and landings.


King Fahd International Airport features three terminals, but only one is designated for passenger use, serving both international and domestic flights. The remaining terminals include the Aramco Terminal, dedicated to Saudi Aramco employees for internal flights, and the Royal Terminal, exclusively used by the Saudi Arabian royal family and their guests.

Airlines that fly to King Fahd International Airport

Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia, Air Cairo, Air India, Air India Express, AnadoluJet, Azerbaijan Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, flyadeal, flydubai, flynas, Gulf Air, Georgian Airways, Himalaya Airlines, IndiGo, Jazeera Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Middle East Airlines, Nile Air, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SalamAir, Saudia, SriLankan Airlines, Tarco Aviation, Turkish Airlines, Vistara, Wizz Air

How to get to King Fahd International Airport

By Driving

The King Fahd International Airport (DMM) is connected to populated areas by two main roads. A four-lane highway leads north to Qatif, while a six-lane highway heads south to Dammam, linking to King Fahd Road, now recognised as the primary route to the airport. It typically takes about 30 minutes to drive from Dammam city centre to the airport. Once you arrive at the airport, you can park in the airport's 3 story car park, which holds 5,000 spaces.

By Bus

At the airport, you'll find convenient bus services connecting travellers to and from Dammam City Centre (a 30-minute ride) or Al-Khobar (a 40-minute ride).

By Taxi

On the arrivals level of the terminal, passengers can access a range of taxi and limousine services provided by reputable companies like Sacto and Sixt.

Car Rental

There are multiple Car Rental services at the King Fahd International Airport. Renting a car follows rules and regulations, which we recommend you research upon before hiring a car in Saudi Arabia. If you are not from Saudi Arabia and looking to hire a Car Rental in Saudi Arabia, then make sure to acquire an International Driving Permit before arriving.

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