Simple Flying
Jake Hardiman

When it comes to airports, certain examples stand out for their sheer enormity in terms of surface area. Let’s take a look at some of the largest examples.

The Middle East is known for being home to some of the world’s most significant airports. When it comes to this region, one often thinks of intercontinental mega-hubs such as Dubai, UAE and Doha, Qatar. However, neither of these is the world’s largest by surface area.

In fact, that honor goes to King Fahd International Airport (DMM), which serves Dammam, Saudi Arabia. This huge facility has a jaw-dropping surface area of approximately 776 square kilometers (300 square miles).

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