The upcoming Riyadh development is set to introduce an impressive addition to the aviation landscape, namely the King Salman Global Airport. This facility, named after King Salman, will rank among the largest airports globally, encompassing a vast expanse of approximately 57 square kilometers. It will feature six parallel runways and incorporate pre-existing terminals honoring King Khalid.
The design of the airport emphasizes sustainability, with an extensive 12 kilometers of infrastructure dedicated to aviation support, residential spaces, recreational amenities, and a variety of retail outlets.
The interior ambiance of the King Salman Global Airport will be a reflection of Saudi culture, offering a distinctive atmosphere to travelers.
In addition to this airport venture, Saudi Arabia is poised to unveil a new airline, RIA, which will initially operate regional flights before expanding its reach globally. Both the new airport and the airline are integral components of Vision 2030, a forward-looking national initiative.
Exciting updates for travelers in Saudi Arabia continue to emerge, including the extension of visit visas from 30 to 90 days. Additionally, holders of the Hayya Card, designed for the World Cup, will have the opportunity to apply for complimentary e-visas during the World Cup event, allowing them to explore the country more conveniently.
For those planning to attend the World Cup and considering travel from Riyadh to Doha, Saudi Arabia now offers shuttle flights to Qatar.
If regional travel is on your agenda, Flynas recently inaugurated flights connecting Riyadh and AlUla, while flydubai is currently providing flights from Abha to Dubai.
With so many exciting travel developments unfolding in Saudi Arabia, the question arises: Where will your first destination be? Riyadh awaits your visit, coming soon.