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Al-Ahsa International Airport (HOF)

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Al Hofuf Saudi Arabia
+966 9200-11233

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How to get a ride from Al-Ahsa Airport

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When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

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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.

Al-Ahsa Airport tips

Al-Ahsa Airport parking

Al-Ahsa Airport has parking spaces located directly outside the terminal building.

Al-Ahsa Airport mosques

Al-Ahsa Airport has 2 mosques located on-site, one inside the terminal building and the other a short walk away.

Al-Ahsa Airport lost and found

Al-Ahsa Airport has a lost and found service located within the airport where passengers can search for lost and damaged luggage items.

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Al-Ahsa Airport visitor information

Al-Ahsa International Airport opened in 1985 and is the second airport to serve the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia after King Fahd Airport. Al-Ahsa International Airport can handle up to 400,000 passengers. HOF Airport is located approximately 20 kilometers (12 miles) southwest of Al Hofuf city center, a journey of 20 to 25 minutes, making Uber a great choice if you’re looking for quick and convenient transfers to and from the airport. Al-Ahsa International Airport is also well situated for passengers traveling onward to the areas of Juatha, Al Umran, and Al-Ahsa National Park.

Al-Ahsa International Airport terminals

Al-Ahsa International Airport has one terminal building, which handles international and domestic departures and arrivals. For more information about airlines operating from Al-Ahsa International Airport, passengers should contact HOF directly.

Al-Ahsa Airport restaurants

Al-Ahsa Airport has a small cafe offering a variety of meals for passengers, including sandwich wraps and omelettes, rice dishes, french fries, teas, coffees, sodas and juices. A high-street chain cafe also operates at Al-Ahsa Airport, selling iced coffees and other beverages, cakes, desserts, and sweet treats. For those who aren’t in a hurry to catch their flight, the city of Al Hofuf has plenty of options for food and drink, all a quick and convenient Uber trip from the airport.

Al-Ahsa Airport shops

Passengers wishing to make purchases before their flight can visit the shops in the city of Al Hofuf. A mall in the center of the city has a wide variety of shops with a selection of national and international brands, food, drinks, and helpful travel items. Further shops throughout the city sell local souvenirs and gifts, gold, diamonds, and jewelry.

Al-Ahsa International Airport lounge

A first-class lounge is available for passengers with first-class boarding passes. For other passengers, HOF has many pleasant places to relax. Comfortable chairs are located throughout the airport, where passengers can keep an eye on the departures information board and wait for their flight.

Facilities at HOF

Al-Ahsa International Airport has covered areas for passengers waiting for transport and wishing to escape the sun. Outside seating is available for those who wish to step out of the terminal while waiting for their flight. Baggage trolleys are available to help passengers enjoy an easy journey to the check-in desks.

Al-Ahsa International Airport hotel

Al-Ahsa International Airport doesn’t have any hotels on-site. The closest accommodation options are situated in the city of Al Hofuf. Many hotels are available, from budget rooms to luxury apartments, all a quick and convenient Uber trip from the airport, whatever time of the day or night your flight arrives or departs.

Points of interest near Al-Ahsa International Airport

Al-Ahsa International Airport is situated close to the city of Al Hofuf, a major urban center in the Al-Ahsa Oasis in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Al Hofuf is well known for being one of the largest producers of dates in the area, and it also has a large selection of old souks and palaces, as well as King Faisal University. Al Hofuf is reportedly the burial place of Layla and Majnun, the star-crossed lovers from the most popular love story in the Arab and Muslim world. Some interesting things to see and do in the area include:

  • Al-Qara Hill
  • Ibrahim Palace
  • King Abdullah Environmental Park
  • Qaisariah Souq
  • Uqair Beach

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