Saudi Arabia intends to create the global major airport

Created on 09.12.2022 08:55

According to news agency Bloomberg, Saudi Arabia intends to construct a modern airport in Riyadh, which will become one of the largest in the world and will be able to serve up to 185 million passengers a year.

The airport's area will be ​57 sq. km. and will be built by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF). The new air harbor will be equipped with six runways, thereby serving up to 120 million passengers by 2030 and 185 million passengers by 2050. All the electricity needs will be provided by renewable sources.

Previously, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman promised to invest about $1 trillion in the development of the country's tourism industry, enabling the Saudi Arabia to receive up to 100 million foreign tourists by 2030.