The Saudi Crown Prince Launches the King Salman Airport Plan

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 29 November 2022
The Saudi Crown Prince Launches the King Salman Airport Plan
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Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince, announced the launch of the master plan for King Salman International Airport, to make Riyadh a gateway to the world, a global destination for transport, trade, and tourism, and a bridge linking East and West, which establishes the Kingdom's position as a global logistical center.

The new airport will contribute to supporting the Kingdom's plans for Riyadh to be among the ten largest city economies in the world, and to keep pace with the continuous growth in the population of the capital, Riyadh, which aims to reach between 15 and 20 million people by 2030.

King Salman Airport will be one of the largest airports in the world and will extend over an area of ​​approximately 57 km², which includes the current terminals under the name of King Khalid Terminals, 6 runways, in addition to 12 km² of support facilities, residential and entertainment assets, shops, and many other logistics facilities.

The airport will increase its capacity to reach 120 million passengers by 2030. It also aims to reach 185 million passengers and pass up to 3.5 million tons of cargo by 2050.

King Salman International Airport places sustainability among its priorities, as it aims to obtain LEED Platinum certification for environmentally friendly projects, and it will be supported by renewable energy resources.

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