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How to get a ride from Buraydah Airport
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When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
ELQ Airport tips
ELQ Airport bank
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport has an on-site bank where travelers can make basic transactions and exchange euros and US dollars.
ELQ Airport parking
Parking is available for passengers who wish to drive to the airport. Contact Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport for more information about parking facilities at ELQ.
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ELQ Airport visitor information
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport was established in 1971 and can welcome over half a million passengers through its doors. ELQ Airport is located in the center of Saudi Arabia and primarily serves the areas of Buraydah and Riyadh. Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport is situated approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) to the west of the city of Buraydah, a journey of about 25 minutes, making Uber a great choice for quick and convenient transfers to and from the airport.
ELQ Airport terminal
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport has one terminal, where both the Arrivals hall and Departures lounge are located, as well as all other amenities and facilities. Airlines flying from the terminal include:
- Egypt Air
- Qatar Airways
- Saudi Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport restaurants
ELQ is a small airport, so eating options are likely to be limited to lighter bites, snacks, and drinks. Nearby Buraydah has a much larger selection of restaurants offering tasty Saudi Arabian cuisine, and the city is a brief Uber trip from the airport.
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport shops
Buraydah has plenty of shops for those who wish to indulge in a spot of retail therapy, including famous global brands, bookstores, fashion shops, and local markets. Because Buraydah is a short Uber trip from Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport, you can spend some time shopping without worrying about missing your flight.
ELQ Airport lounge
Airport lounges offer passengers the chance to work or relax in comfort away from the bustle and noise of the busy Departures lounge. Contact Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport directly for more information about lounges at ELQ.
Services at ELQ
ELQ has a bank available for passengers wishing to ask about financial matters while at the airport. For more information on the services available at Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport, passengers should contact ELQ directly.
Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport hotel
There isn’t a hotel located on-site at ELQ Airport, but some are located fairly nearby, around the junction of the 418 and 65 routes. Buraydah has a much larger selection of accommodations, including budget rooms, mid-range hotels, and luxury apartments, all a short Uber trip from the airport.
Points of interest near Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
Buraydah is the capital city of the Al-Qassim region in central Saudi Arabia, equidistant from the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. The city has a typical desert climate, so travelers can expect low humidity, mild winters, and hot summer weather. Buraydah is typical of many modern Saudi Arabian cities, with luxury shopping centers offering global brand names alongside traditional heritage sites, and a decent smattering of high-class restaurants offering traditional Saudi Arabian cuisine. The city is historically part of one of the old pilgrim routes, and it still exports the traditional oasis products of the area, such as dates, lemons, and oranges. Interesting things to see and do in the area include:
- Al Nakheel Mall, Riyadh
- Aloqilat Museum, Buraydah
- Buraydah Museum, Buraydah
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