Flights from Dammam
King Fahd International Airport
Orbitz.com is a great place to begin your search for cheap flights from Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dammam offers domestic and international service through King Fahd International Airport, located 33 km, or approximately 20 miles, northwest of the city of Dammam. The airport serves the entire Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and is a hub for Saudia Airlines. Thirty airlines offer daily flights out of Dammam.
Parking at King Fahd International Airport
Parking at the airport is available in a covered garage. Three separate floors house both short-term and long-term parking. The first floor of the garage offers direct access to the airport terminal. Two open lots are also available to handle vehicle overflow. The parking lots offer a 10-minute grace period for drop-off before an hourly rate of 1 SAR is charged.
Additional Transportation Options
Public bus services to the airport from Dammam are available through SAPTCO. The busses leave at 30- to 60-minute intervals, and you can pay fares at the airport shuttle counter. Taxis operated by private companies also offer service to the airport. Fares range from 70 to 80 SAR.
Dining at King Fahd International Airport
Hungry travelers checking into the airport can pick up a quick, freshly made doughnut at Krispy Kreme, located on the arrivals level. Dr. Café and Coffee Talk offer a variety of coffee drinks you can take along on the plane. If a relaxed atmosphere is more your style, the airport's passenger lounge, Pax, offers breakfast items. The airport recently expanded its shopping and dining areas, meeting the needs of most passengers. Flying out of Saudi Arabia is easy, when you start looking for cheap flights from Dammam on Orbitz.com.
Flights to Abu Dhabi
Airports in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the main airport that serves the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It is located 21 miles southeast of the city and comprises three terminals with complimentary shuttle services between them. If you are looking to book cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, check Orbitz.com as it can search many airlines to find tickets that will fit your budget. Although terminal space in Abu Dhabi airport is dominated by Etihad Airways, over 30 airlines serve the airport, including Air Berlin and British Airways.
Transportation from the Airport
The public 901 bus runs every 40 minutes from the airport to the city center 24 hours a day. The bus fare is just 3 AED and the trip takes about 45 minutes. There are also metered taxis available outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. If you would like to drive, the six rental car companies operating from the airport are located in Skypark parking across from Terminal 3. You can book your rental car from Orbitz.com in advance at bargain rates for a fuss-free transit to the city upon arrival.
Weather in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi has a hot, arid climate. During the summer months from June through September, average high temperatures reach into the 100s. From November to March, temperatures are considerably lower with average highs in the 70s. There is very little precipitation with an average of just four inches per year.
Major Attractions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is home to the world's largest indoor theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, boasting the world's fastest roller coaster. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque offers tours for visitors to view its 82 domes, over 1,000 columns, gilded gold chandeliers and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet. The Emirates Palace hotel is also a famous Abu Dhabi landmark. If you are planning a trip to explore these marvels, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi.
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