Neom Airport

Neom Airport

مطار خليج نيوم
Summary
Airport typeCommercial
ServesNeom, Saudi Arabia
LocationNeom Bay
Coordinates27°55′30″N 35°17′24″E / 27.92500°N 35.29000°E / 27.92500; 35.29000Coordinates: 27°55′30″N 35°17′24″E / 27.92500°N 35.29000°E / 27.92500; 35.29000
Maps
Saudi Arabia
Neom Airport is located in Saudi Arabia
Neom Airport
Neom Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,630 8,629

Neom Bay Airport (IATA: NUM, ICAO: OENN) is a commercial airport located in Neom, Saudi Arabia.[1] It is 48 km (30 mi) east from the nearest airport, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport.[2] It is one of the four-airport network that is projected in the city, one of which is to be international.[3] In January 2019, the airport received 130 Saudia passengers, who were employees in Neom; this was their first visit to the project.[4] The airport is located at Neom Bay, the first area to be constructed in the framework of the project.[5] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has classified the airport as a commercial hub.[6] The length of the airport's runway is 2,630 metres (8,630 ft).[6] The airport has a logistic location as it links three countries: Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt. Neom Airport is the first airport in the region to use the 5G wireless network service.[7]

History

The airport received its first flight on 30 June 2019, when a Saudia aircraft landed from Riyadh.[8]

Airline and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Saudia Dammam, Dubai–International,[9] Jeddah, London–Heathrow,[10] Riyadh[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Hamdan, Lubna. "Neom Airport planned for Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega-city". ArabianBusiness.com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  2. ^ "OENN - Neom Bay/Sharma Airport | SkyVector". skyvector.com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  3. ^ "Saudi Arabia to open 1st airport in NEOM this year". english.mubasher.info. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  4. ^ "NEOM airport welcomes its first Saudi Arabian Airlines flight". Arab News. 2019-01-11. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  5. ^ "Saudi Arabia to start first phase of Neom project". Arab News. 2019-01-16. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  6. ^ a b "Neom airport wins IATA classification as commercial facility". Saudigazette. 2019-05-22. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  7. ^ "Neom is first 5G airport in region". Saudigazette. 2019-06-28. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  8. ^ a b "Neom Bay, Saudi Arabia opens to commercial traffic". ch-aviation.com. 2 July 2019.
  9. ^ "SAUDIA PLANS NEOM BAY – DUBAI AUGUST 2022 LAUNCH". Aeroroutes. Retrieved 27 June 2022.
  10. ^ https://www.aeroroutes.com/eng/221114-svdec22numlhr


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