The hangar welcomed several private planes as part of the official inauguration ceremony
A new hangar for private aircraft has officially opened at AlUla International Airport.
The first of its kind in the kingdom, the hangar welcomed several private planes as part of the official inauguration ceremony.
Built in line with clean energy standards, the 3,000-square-metre hangar is equipped with all ground flight and engineering crews and can also provide long-term parking services.
The facility was inaugurated by Prince Fahd bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Aviation Association and General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) president, Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Duailej.
The launch of the new facility is aligned with The Royal Commission for AlUla’s (RCU) aim to establish AlUla International Airport as a global logistics hub for north-west Arabia.
The private aircraft hangar joins AlUla International Airport’s variety of modern facilities, including a state-of-the-art executive lounge.
Since August 2019, the airport has undergone extensive development, including increasing the airport’s capacity from 100,000 to 400,000 passengers annually, while its total area has been expanded to cover 2.4 million square metres.
The airport’s existing infrastructure is continually being expanded in order to align with the country’s Vision 2030 objectives and to keep pace with AlUla’s appeal as an international tourist destination.
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