HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Region and Chairman of the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh, has endorsed recommendations of the committee for selection and reservation of the locations of the two airports to be built in northern and southeastern clusters of development centers defined by Riyadh Regional Plan, a guide for development in Riyadh Region until 1445H.
Location of the airport serving the Northern Cluster of Development Centers (which includes provinces of Zulfa, AL-Magma'ah, and Al-Ghat) has been selected and reserved northeast of Sudair City for Industry and Businesses over a total area of 24 square kilometers. The location is expected to achieve integration between air and railway transport in one side, and the industrial activities and logistic services offered by Sudair City for Industry and Businesses on the other side. It will also boost economic and demographic development in the Northern Cluster.
Likewise, Location of the airport serving the Southeastern Cluster of Development Centers (which includes provinces of Al-Kharj, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Al-Hariq, and Al-Aflaj) has been selected and reserved on Riyadh-Hawtat Bani Tamim Road over a total area of 42 square kilometers. The airport location will serve the population gatherings in provinces of Al-Kharj, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Al-Hariq, and Al-Aflaj, as well as southern Riyadh.