Riyadh/King Khaled International Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
OERK
IATA Code: 
RUH
Summary
ICAO Region: 
MID
Territory: 
Location: 
Riyadh,
Serving: 
Riyadh
Elevation: 
2049 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
24° 57' 27.5" N, 46° 41' 55.589" E
Metar
Observation
OERK 072200Z 00000KT CAVOK 13/02 Q1022 NOSIG
Station
King Khaled International Airport
Date/Time
2021-12-07 22:00:00
Wind direction
Wind speed
00 kts
Lowest cloud amount
clouds and visibility OK
Temperature
13°C
Dew point
2°C
Humidity
47%
QNH
1022 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Description

International airport serving the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Climatology

Hot Desert Climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) - Hot desert climates are typically found in the subtropics where there is unbroken sunshine for the whole year due to the stable descending air and high pressure, little or no precipitation. Maximum temperatures of 40°C to 45°C are not uncommon, particularly during the warmer months of the year. During colder periods of the year, night-time temperatures can drop to freezing or below due to the exceptional radiation loss under the clear skies. However, very rarely do temperatures drop far below freezing.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
15L/33R 4205 60 ASP Yes/Yes
15R/33L 4205 60 ASP Yes/Yes
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