Dammam King Fahd International Airport Guide (DMM)

Airport info
Code: DMM
Address:
KFIA, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Location:

Dammam King Fahd International Airport is located 20km (12 miles) northwest of Dammam.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +966
Telephone:
(03) 883 1000.
Timezone: GMT ++03:00

The largest airport in the world, Dammam King Fahd International Airport serves the city of Dammam in northeastern Saudi Arabia. Our Dammam King Fahd International Airport guide includes information on services, transportation and accommodation.

Information

There is an information desk in the arrivals area (tel: (03) 883 1000).

Website
www.kfia.com.sa
Driving directions

From central Dammam, head west along King Fahd Road and follow the signs for the airport terminal.

Public Transport

Public transport road

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.

Terminal facilities

Money

Several ATMs and bureaux de change are available in the landside areas of the terminal.

Communication

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

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.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

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.

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.

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.

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.


Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Towers

(03) 834 5555.

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

Ramada Dammam Hotel and Suites

(03) 833 3322.

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.

Corniche Road, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Novotel Dammam Business Park Hotel

(03) 845 8888.

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.

Al Khobar Dammam Highway, P.O.Box 5138 , Dammam 31422, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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