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Welcome to Red Sea International Airport (RSI),

Your luxury transit hub to The Red Sea and Amaala destinations – and beyond.

Welcome to Red Sea International Airport (RSI)

Your luxury transit hub to The Red Sea and AMAALA destinations – and beyond.

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Flight information

We invite you to fly to RSI with Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), which operates three flights per week from King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Riyadh, as well as two flights per week from King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah. Book now and look out for updates on additional flights and exciting new domestic and international routes.

Book now
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    Sunday


     

    SV1567・JED to RSI
    Arriving time: 07:35
    A/C - A320

     

     SV1566・RSI to JED
    Departing time: 08:30
    A/C - A320

     

    SV1569・RUH to RSI
    Arriving time: 09:35
    A/C - A321

     


    SV1568・RSI to RUH

    Departing time: 10:15
    A/C - A321

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    Tuesday

     


    SV1569・RUH to RSI
    Arriving time: 12:30
    A/C - A320

     

    SV1568・RSI to RUH
    Departing time: 13:10
    A/C - A320

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    Thursday


    SV1567・JED to RSI
    Arriving time: 14:15
    A/C-A320
     



    SV1566・RSI to JED
    Departing time: 15:10
    A/C - A320
     


     


    SV1569・RUH to RSI
    Arriving time: 15:50
    A/C - A321

     

    SV1568・RSI to RUH
    Departing time: 16:30
    A/C - A321

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    Saturday


    SV1562・RSI to RUH
    Departing time: 20:40
    A/C - A321
     



    SV1563・RUH to RSI
    Arriving time: 19:55
    A/C - A321

Flight information

We invite you to fly to RSI with Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), which operates three flights per week from King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Riyadh, as well as two flights per week from King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah. Book now and look out for updates on additional flights and exciting new domestic and international routes.

Book now
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    Thursday


     

    SAUDIA・SV1571
    From Riyadh (RUH) to The Red Sea (RSI)
    Departing: 10:50 - Arriving: 12:45
     


    SAUDIA・SV1570
    From The Red Sea (RSI) to Riyadh (RUH)
    Departing: 13:35 - Arriving: 15:25

     
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    Saturday



    SAUDIA・SV1571
    From Riyadh (RUH) to The Red Sea (RSI)
    Departing: 12:50 - Arriving: 14:45
     


    SAUDIA・SV1570
    From The Red Sea (RSI) to Riyadh (RUH)
    Departing: 15:35 - Arriving: 17:25
     

Airport services

Designer brands and world-class restaurants: There’s so much coming to RSI. For now, take your pick from a boutique selection of delicious food and beverages, and a VIP lounge for business and first class passengers.

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Our First Flight

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Your luxury transit hub to The Red Sea and AMAALA destinations – and beyond.

Your gateway to The Red Sea destination

It is the first impression you will have, and the parting memory when you leave. RSI echoes the qualities of the five-star hospitality you will enjoy across the destination.

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Airport services

Designer brands and world-class restaurants: There’s so much coming to RSI. For now, take your pick from a boutique selection of delicious food and beverages, and a VIP lounge for business and first class passengers.

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Location

Red Sea International Airport is 90km south of Al Wajh in the west of Saudi Arabia. A transit hub for visitors, it is easily accessible, with 250 million people within just three hours’ flying time.

Transport to and from RSI

If you are staying at The Red Sea destination, you will be transported via seaplane, luxury yacht, or electric vehicle to and from RSI.

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Complimentary shuttle services

RSG provides a complimentary shuttle buses to and from Al Wajh Airport and Umluj. Buses depart from Al Wajh Airport and Umluj approximately three hours prior to the departure of your flight.

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    Thursday


    Departing from Umluj
    • Bus departure: 12:05
    Arrive at RSI: 13:35 - Flight Departure 15:00
    • Bus departure: 13:10
    Arrive at RSI: 14:40 - Flight Departure 16:05



    Arriving to Umluj
    • Flight arrival: 14:25
    Bus departure: 15:00 - Arrive at ْUmluj: 16:30
    • Flight arrival: 15:25
    Bus departure: 15:35 - Arrive at Umluj: 17:05
     

    Departing from Alwajh​
    • Bus departure: 11:45
    Arrive at RSI: 13:15 - Flight Departure 15:00​​​​​​
    • Bus departure: 12:50
    Arrive at RSI: 14:20 - Flight Departure 16:05
     

    Arriving to Alwajh
    • Flight arrival: 14:25 - Bus departure: 15:00 - Arrive at Alwajh: 16:30
    • Flight arrival: 15:25 
    Bus departure: 15:35 - Arrive at Alwajh: 17:05
     
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    Saturday


    Departing from Umluj
    • Bus departure: 12:40
    Arrive at RSI: 14:10 - Flight Departure 15:35



    Arriving to Umluj
    • Flight arrival: 14:45
    Bus departure: 15:10 - Arrive at Umluj: 16:40
     

    Departing from Alwajh
    • Bus departure: 12:20
    Arrive at RSI: 13:50 - Flight Departure 15:35
     

    Arriving to Alwajh
    • Flight arrival: 14:45
    Bus departure: 15:10 - Arrive at Alwajh: 16:40
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    Sunday


    Departing from Umluj
    • Bus departure: 5:25
    Arrive at RSI: 6:55 - Flight Departure 8:20
    • Bus departure: 6:30
    Arrive at RSI: 8:00 - Flight Departure 9:25
     

    Arriving to Umluj
    • Flight arrival: 7:40
    Bus departure: 8:05 - Arrive at Umluj: 9:35
    • Flight arrival: 8:45
    Bus departure: 8:55 - Arrive at Umluj: 10:25
     

    Departing from Alwajh​
    • Bus departure: 5:05
    Arrive at RSI: 6:35 - Flight Departure 8:20
    • Bus departure: 6:10
    Arrive at RSI: 7:40 - Flight Departure 9:25
     

    Arriving to Alwajh
    • Flight arrival: 7:40
    Bus departure: 8:05 - Arrive at Alwajh: 9:35
    • Flight arrival: 8:45
    Bus departure: 8:55 - Arrive at Alwajh: 10:25

     

Complimentary shuttle services

RSG provides a complimentary shuttle bus to and from Al Wajh Airport. Buses depart from Al Wajh Airport approximately three hours prior to the departure of your flight.

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    Thursday


    Departing from Al Wajh to RSI​
    • Bus departure: 11:45
    Arrive at RSI: 13:15 - Flight Departure 15:00​​​​​​
    • Bus departure: 12:50
    Arrive at RSI: 14:20 - Flight Departure 16:05
     

    Arriving to Al Wajh from RSI
    • Flight arrival: 14:20 - Bus departure: 15:00 - Arrive at Al Wajh: 16:30
    • Flight arrival: 15:10 
    Bus departure: 15:35 - Arrive at Al Wajh: 17:05
     
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    Saturday


    Departing from Al Wajh to RSI
    • Bus departure: 12:20
    Arrive at RSI: 13:50 - Flight Departure 15:35
     

    Arriving to Al Wajh from RSI
    • Flight arrival: 14:45
    Bus departure: 15:10 - Arrive at Al Wajh: 16:40
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    Sunday


    Departing from Al Wajh to RSI​
    • Bus departure: 5:05
    Arrive at RSI: 6:35 - Flight Departure 8:20
    • Bus departure: 6:10
    Arrive at RSI: 7:40 - Flight Departure 9:25
     

    Arriving to Al Wajh from RSI
    • Flight arrival: 7:40
    Bus departure: 8:05 - Arrive at Al Wajh: 9:35
    • Flight arrival: 8:30
    Bus departure: 8:55 - Arrive at Al Wajh: 10:25

     
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Location

Red Sea International Airport is 90km south of Al Wajh in the west of Saudi Arabia. A transit hub for visitors, it is easily accessible, with 250 million people within just three hours’ flying time.

Transport to and from RSI

If you are staying at The Red Sea destination, you will be transported via seaplane or electric vehicle to and from RSI.

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Car rental: 
With a passion for the environment, car rental is not currently available at RSI. We have initiated a local mobility plan to promote shared transport fueled by electricity and hydrogen.

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Parking: 
With a passion for the environment, car rental is not currently available at RSI. We have initiated a local mobility plan to promote shared transport fueled by electricity and hydrogen.

Transport to and from RSI

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), in collaboration with the University of Tabuk’s College of Hospitality & Tourism in Al Wajh, has launched The Red Sea Hospitality Pioneers program to train and employ local talent in the tourism and hospitality sector. The program will last for two years and three months, after which students will obtain an intermediate diploma from Tabuk University accredited by Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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    Provide young Saudis with necessary knowledge and skills for future jobs.

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    Provide young Saudis with necessary knowledge and skills for future jobs.

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Overview

 The Red Sea International Airport (RSI) is a sustainable gateway opening Saudi Arabia up to the world. Guests are guaranteed a seamless and luxurious journey as they arrive to and depart from their stay at The Red Sea or Amaala. RSI is pioneering a new operational approach to reduce the time spent completing the arrival or departure process. There will be no baggage claims area. Instead luggage will be delivered to guests’ hotel room to shorten processing times. 
 

FACTS -Desert Rock

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60 keys in total

50 villas and 10 hotel rooms

Features state-of-the-art facilities, including a world-class spa and fitness center, remote destination dining areas as well as a feature lagoon oasis

Accommodation built inside of the mountain, with interiors that have been excavated from the rock

Rooms offer undisrupted views of the dramatic desert landscape

Guests will be able to hike across the stunning landscape, use dune buggies, and star gaze as part of the site-wide activities program

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Airside contract award

13 JULY 2020 We awarded our biggest contract to date to an all-Saudi joint venture between Nesma & Partners and Almabani for airside infrastructure works for the destination’s international airport, set to open in 2022. The contract was awarded to support the creation of a sustainable gateway which will open up Saudi Arabia to the world.

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Airport progress

16 JUNE 2021 Watch highlights of ongoing progress at The Red Sea International Airport on the west coast of Saudi Arabia. On track to welcome our first guests by the end of 2022.

Airport progress

Airport Operator Contract

5 JANUARY 2021 We awarded a contract to daa International as operator of The Red Sea Project’s unique and iconic airport. daa International will provide airfield and terminal operations, aviation services, facilities management and commercial activities, as well as corporate and financial services.

Airport Operator Contract
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Smart Luggage

Our revolutionary Smart Luggage system ensures seamless travel like never before at The Red Sea. Advanced security and efficiency elevate the guest journey for stress-free travel.

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Airport Design


With an iconic design inspired by the naturalbeauty of the surrounding desert landscape and running entirely on renewable energy, our airport will offer an unforgettable experience from the moment visitors land. Prioritizing the natural environment and ensuring it is protected has informed the design from the ground up. We are pioneering an innovative use of natural shading and there is tranquil green space throughout. 
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For People and Planet

We invite you to embrace a stress-free, sustainable airport experience
 

  • • Calm journey through the terminal  
  • • Iconic design inspired by the beauty of the surrounding desert


When fully complete, RSI will be carbon-neutral and powered by 100% renewable energy.  

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Project milestones

30 October 2019

The Red Sea Development Company Awards Contract for Destination’s International Airport

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism development projects, has awarded the design contract for the destination’s international airport, set to serve the one million annual tourists and visitors expected by 2030.

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13 July 2020

The Red Sea International Airport Takes Off with a Contract Award to Nesma & Partners and Almabani

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world's most ambitious tourism initiatives, has awarded its largest value contract to date for airside infrastructure works for the destination’s international airport, set to open in 2022.

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Airport Operator Contract
7 December 2020

The Red Sea Development Company awards contract for sustainable transport consultancy

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer of the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has awarded a contract to global engineering firm Mott MacDonald to provide consultancy services to determine the optimal sustainable vehicle and fleet configuration at the destination.

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Award
5 January 2021

The Red Sea Development Company appoints daa International to manage operations at destination’s international airport

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has named daa International as the operator of The Red Sea Project’s unique and iconic airport.

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28 January 2021

The Red Sea Project becomes first development in Middle East to secure first stage of LEED platinum certification for destination’s plans and designs

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has completed the first stage of the LEED for Cities (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum certification in the ‘Plan & Design’ criteria for The Red Sea Project.

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24 February 2021

The Red Sea Development Company appoints Gartner for flagship destination’s technology procurement advisory services

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has awarded a contract to Gartner for the provision of technology procurement advisory services.

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RSI - FAQs

FAQs

See the most frequently asked questions

  • You will be transported between RSI and your resort via seaplane and electric vehicle.

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