View Full Version : Largest Airport (area) in the World - King Fahad International Airport discussion

10-15-2006, 12:00 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile21766/Largest-Airport-(area)-in-the-World---King-Fahad-International-Airport.htm>Largest Airport (area) in the World - King Fahad International Airport</a></b><br><br>King Fahad International Airport (IATA: DMM, ICAO: OEDF) is located near Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is the largest airport in the world in terms of area, covering 780 km² (301 mi²), surpassing Montréal-Mirabel International Airport (including Mirabel's reserved but unused 356 km² (137 mi²)). It is slightly larger than the neighboring country of Bahrain.<br />
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Completed in 1999, King Fahad International Airport is the third major hub in Saudi Arabia after King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh and King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.<br />
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King Fahd International Airport serves Dammam, Dhahran, Khobar, and neighboring cities.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/65847kingfahad.jpg>