Jizan Regional Airport
|Jizan Regional Airport|
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport
مطار الملك عبد الله الإقليمي
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Operator||General Authority of Civil Aviation & Military of Saudi Arabia|
|Location||Jizan Province, Saudi Arabia|
|Elevation AMSL||20 ft / 6 m|
Jizan Regional Airport (IATA: GIZ, ICAO: OEGN), is an airport serving Jizan (also spelled Gizan), the capital city of the Jizan Province in Saudi Arabia. It is also known as King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك عبد الله الإقليمي), named after King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz.
The airport resides at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,050 by 45 metres (10,007 ft × 148 ft). The airport has one main terminal with two different sectors; one for departures and one for arrivals respectively. The airport also has another small terminal for short haul international arrivals and departures to near countries such as Emirates and Egypt
Airlines and destinations
Airlines offering scheduled passenger service:
|Flynas||Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Abha|
|Saudia||Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Tabuk, Taif|
The Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia has confirmed and released a short trailer of the new airport that will replace the current airport. It will be named King Abdullah International Airport Jizan. According to the Centre Of Aviation's official website, the airport project, estimated at SR 2.5 billion (USD667 million), will feature a single passenger terminal with 10 aircraft gates and a VIP lounge, cargo facilities and a control tower. The airport is predicted to have the capacity to handle 2.4 million passengers p/a.
The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) started operations of international flights to and from King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Jazan on April 9, 2015
The airport received the first international flight from Cairo International Airport with over 100 passengers on board.
Director General of the airport Hamid Hammad Al-Ghareebi and other officials received the first international flight.
- Aeronautical chart for OEGN at SkyVector
- Current weather for OEGN at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for GIZ at Aviation Safety Network