|Address||KFIA, Dammam, Saudi Arabia|
|Telephone||(03) 883 1000.|
|Number of terminals||1|
|Time zone||GMT Arabia Standard Time: GMT/UTC +3|
|Location||Dammam King Fahd International Airport is located 20km (12 miles) northwest of Dammam.|
|Driving directions||From central Dammam, head west along King Fahd Road and follow the signs for the airport terminal.|
|Car rental||Avis, Budget and Hertz are represented at Dammam King Fahd International Airport, along with a number of local Saudi operators. Car rental counters are situated in the arrivals area.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: Public buses are operated by SAPTCO (tel: (03) 883 8776; www.saptco.com.sa). Buses operate to Dammam city centre (journey time: approximately 30 minutes; fare: SAR12), as well as to Al-Khobar and Al-Hassa. There is a SAPTCO information desk in Arrivals.|
Taxi: Taxis are available outside Arrivals. The fare to Dammam is around SAR50-60.
|Car parking||There are nearly 5,000 long- and short-term parking spaces in a multistorey car park directly connected to the terminal building. There is additional outdoor parking. Payment is by cash only, on exiting the facility.|
|Information and help desks||There is an information desk in the arrivals area (tel: (03) 883 1000).|
|Airport Facilities||Money: Several ATMs and bureaux de change are available in the landside areas of the terminal.|
Communications: Internet access points and telephones can be found at various locations in the terminal building.
Food: A self-service café/restaurant and several snack bars are located both air- and land-side.
Shopping: There are numerous shops at Dammam King Fahd International Airport, including gift and craft retailers, along with extensive tax-free areas.
Luggage: Porters, lost property and left-luggage facilities are available.
Other facilities: There is a large mosque above the multistorey car park, linked to the terminal via air-conditioned walkways. Additionally, there are travel agencies, play areas and a designated smoking room in Departures.
|Conference and business facilities||There are no meeting room facilities at the airport, but a premium lounge facility is available in International Departures, after security. Conference facilities are available in the region's large hotels, the nearest of which are located in Dammam and Al-Khobar.|
|Disabled facilities||Designated disabled parking facilities are available. The airport is generally wheelchair accessible, with ramps and lifts where required.|
|Airport hotels||There are currently no hotels at Dammam King Fahd International Airport. Accommodation is available in the nearby towns and cities, notably Dammam itself and Al-Khobar, where numerous major international chains are represented. Hotel bookings can, however, be arranged at the airport.|
Ramada Dammam Hotel and Suites
Boasting an outdoor pool, steam room and a range of dining options, Ramada Dammam Hotel and Suites is just five minutes' drive from the airport, to which it is linked via a shuttle bus transfer service.
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (03) 833 3322.
Novotel Dammam Business Park Hotel
Located within a large business park, Novotel Dammam Business Park Hotel is around 25 minutes from the airport. The hotel is a good option for business travellers with its 10 meeting rooms.
Dammam 31422, Al Khobar Dammam Highway, P.O.Box 5138
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (03) 845 8888.
Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Towers
The 5-star Sheraton hotel is located in Dammam’s business district and has a wealth of leisure facilities, including a pool, tennis courts and spa. On-site dining options offer Lebanese, Italian and pan-Asian cuisine.
1st Street, P.O. Box 5397
Dammam 31422, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (03) 834 5555.
|Full airport name||Dammam King Fahd International Airport|