Thumamah Airport

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Thumamah Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
Location Ath Thumamah
Elevation  AMSL 1,870 ft / 570 m
Coordinates 25°12′47″N046°38′28″E / 25.21306°N 46.64111°E / 25.21306; 46.64111
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
17/354,01413,170 Asphalt

Thumamah Airport( ICAO : OETH) is an airport located near Ath Thumamah in Saudi Arabia. It is located about 28.9 km (18 mi) north of King Khalid International Airport.

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