Dammam, Saudi Arabia



















Background:
King Fahd International is the largest airport in the world in terms of landmass, sprawling over 300 square miles of desert. The airport is so large that it is actually about 11 square miles larger than Saudi Arabia's neighbor, Bahrain. 


Why It is Distinctive:
Among the lots of features that make this airport stand out is a mosque large to take in thousands of people. Also notable, though not entirely unusual in Saudi Arabia, is the Royal Terminal, which is designed to service the Royal Relatives & is outfitted with an elegant reception hall as well as a pressroom. of the major obstacles in the coursework of the construction of the airport, Schreckengast says, was the shortage of fresh-water to mix concrete.

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