Madinah Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport
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- Saudi Arabia
3060m x 45m
- Airlines currently operating to this airport with scheduled services
- Air Arabia
Pakistan International Airlines
Shaheen Air International
Prince Mohammad Bin Adbulaziz International Airport (also known as Prince Mohammad Airport and Medina Airport) is an airport serving the city of Medina (Al Madinah) in western Saudi Arabia. Medina Airport is one of the largest airports in Saudi Arabia. The airport opened in 1974 and handles both domestic and international service, mostly from other countries in the Middle East and other Islamic countries. Medina is one of Islam's holiest cities and during the Hajj season Medina Airport handles a large volume of charter traffic. It is owned by the General Authority of Civil Aviation and operated by Tibah Airports Operation Co., a consortium comprising TAV Airports, Saudi Oger Limited and Al Rajhi Holding Group.
Location of Madinah Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport, Saudi Arabia
Ground Handlers servicing Madinah Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport
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