1999 News Story

King Fahd Airport soon to be operational

It was reported today that the new King Fahd International Airport will become operational on Sunday, November 28, 1999, when Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 1108, coming from Jeddah, lands at the new facility. The airport, located about 30 miles northwest of Dammam in the Eastern Province, was officially opened on October 27 by Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.