Riyadh Air Base

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Riyadh Air Base
Flag of the Royal Saudi Air Force1.png
Airport type Military
Owner Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia
Operator Royal Saudi Air Force
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Elevation AMSL 635 m / 2,083 ft
Coordinates 24°42′35″N 46°43′31″E / 24.70972°N 46.72528°E / 24.70972; 46.72528Coordinates: 24°42′35″N 46°43′31″E / 24.70972°N 46.72528°E / 24.70972; 46.72528
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 4,050 13,287 Asphalt
15/33 3,045 9,990 Asphalt

Riyadh Air Base (ICAO: OERY) (Arabic: قاعدة الرياض الجوية) is an airport near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The K. Faisal Academy is located on the air base and uses Pilatus PC-9's for pilot training. The air base previously served commercial airline flights before the King Khalid International Airport was opened in 1982.

OERY has two crossing runways. 19-01 is the alpha and 15-30 is the bravo. It is home to the Civil Defense fleet as well.


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