2005 News Story

Over 586,000 pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia

Over 586,430 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj as of Friday, Dr. Ameen Fattani, Director General of Makkah branch of the Ministry of Hajj reported today. Dr. Fattani said 272,115 arrived through King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah; 157,064 through Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport in Al-Madinah; and the remaining arrived by sea and overland.