Riyadh Air Base

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Riyadh Air Base
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.

K. Faisal Academy is on the air base and uses Pilatus PC-9's for pilot training. The air base 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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