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About Medina Airport

Medina, Saudi Arabia

About Medina Airport

Medina Airport (Madinah Airport), which is also known as the Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Medina in Saudi Arabia. It is located a roughly 30 minute drive away from the Medina city centre. At this airport, you can get regional flights, which connects passengers to destinations across Saudi Arabia, as well as Egypt, UAE, Turkey and more. During the Umrah and Hajj seasons, more international charter flights become available to this airport. This airport, as well as Jeddah airport, are the two airports, people travelling to Umrah and Hajj can use to enter Saudi Arabia. MED is the airport code for Medina Airport. There is only one terminal at this airport.

Medina Airport is a hub airport for Saudia airlines, which is Saudi Arabia's flag carrier that are based in Jeddah. It is the fourth busiest airport in Saudi Arabia.


Medina Airport offers various amenities such as WiFi access, dining options, shopping opportunities, airport lounges and medical points for travellers.

Facilities Include:

  • Zamzam water on sale
  • Local SIM card stores
  • Banks, ATMs and currency exchanges
  • Special assistant for passengers with special needs
  • Information desk
  • Baggage wrapping service
  • Lost and found
  • Medical points with qualified doctors
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Airport lounges
  • Exclusive assistance services - including greeting, porter service, check-in assistance, duty-free shopping support, lounge access and much more.
  • Porters
  • Dining areas
  • Shopping
  • Hotels
  • Parking

Lounges Include:

Primeclass Lounge

Located after Passport Control, on the Ground Floor, near Gate 112.

  • Air conditioning
  • Prayer room
  • Disabled access
  • Business centre
  • Kids room
  • Meeting room
  • Games and playstation
  • Open buffet
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Snacks
  • Soft drinks
  • Restroom
  • TVs
  • 24/7 access

Book Lounge Passes for Medina Airport

When booking flights to Medina Airport, you can easily add lounge passes to your booking with Alternative Airlines. This can be used for the Primeclass Lounge, where you can enjoy all the facilities listed above.


The two runways at this airport, consist of one measuring 4,335 meters in length by 60 meters in width, while the other spans 3,060 meters long and 45 meters wide. These runways provide ample space for aircraft to take off and land safely, accommodating a wide range of aircraft sizes.


There is just one terminal at Medina Airport.

PMIA Terminal

This is the only terminal at Medina Airport, which facilitates both international and domestic flights.

Airlines that fly to Medina Airport

Air Algerie, Air Arabia, Air Cairo, AnadoluJet, Azerbaijan Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, flyadeal, Fly Baghdad, flydubai, Flynas, Freebird Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Gulf Air, Iran Air, Iraqi Airways, Jazeera Airways, Kam Air, Kuwait Airways, Lion Air, Malaysia Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Nesma Airlines, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Salam Air, Saudia, SCAT Airlines, Serene Air, Thai Airways, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Utair, Uzbekistan Airways, Wizz Air

How to get to Medina Airport

By Driving

Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED) is a short 30 minutes drive from Medina City Centre, when the traffic is light. Once you have driven to the airport, there are multiple parking facilities available to you, which we recommend researching around before you head to the airport. If you're arriving into Medina and looking to rent a car, there are Car Rental services to provide this.

By Taxi and Rideshare

On the official Medina Airport website, they have provided a list of Taxi and Limousine services they recommend booking with. The fares will fluctuate depending on the company, vehicle and the destination you're heading to.

  • Prima Limousine Service
  • Safwa
  • Special Experience

Ride share pick-ups, by brands such as Uber are available at Medina Airport.

By Bus

There is a dedicated shuttle bus called Madinah Bus, which is operated by the Madinah Development Authority and it picks up passengers right outside the terminal building and drops them outside the Holy Prophet's Mosque. This bus goes every 30 minutes and costs 11.5 SAR per ticket.

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