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Trial operation of new Jeddah airport to start in May next year

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The initial inauguration and trial operation of the new Jeddah International Airport will be done in May 2018, President of Civil Aviation Authority Abdulhakim Muhammad Al-Tamimi said on Wednesday.

The new airport can handle 30 million Haj and Umrah pilgrims.

Tamimi said the new Taif International Airport will work as a backup to the new King Abdulaziz International Airport.

This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on December 28, 2017.