King Abdulaziz Naval Base

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King Abdulaziz Naval Base
قاعدة الملك عبدالعزيز البحرية
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Royal Saudi Navy
Operator Royal Saudi Navy
Location Jubail
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 26°56′29.8″N 49°42′15.0″E / 26.941611°N 49.704167°E / 26.941611; 49.704167Coordinates: 26°56′29.8″N 49°42′15.0″E / 26.941611°N 49.704167°E / 26.941611; 49.704167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 8,038 2,450 Asphalt

The King Abdulaziz Naval Base (KANB) is a naval base in the Eastern Province Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). It located about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) southeast of Jubail and only 900 metres (0.6 mi) from the shores of the Persian Gulf.

It is home to the Eastern Fleet and the Naval Academy. Their Navy Ratings "SK" (Storekeeper) and "YN" (Yeoman) learned basic skills in this school.

RSNF's Western Province counterpart is in Jeddah. It is King Faisal Naval Base (KFNB).

King Fahad Naval Academy located inside this base.