The World’s Largest Airport

Continuing this week’s semi-theme of very large things, we present the world’s largest airport near Dammam, Saudi Arabia! Although it’s nowhere near what I’d expect from such a grand title. Compare its tiny, empty terminal to the bustling Heathrow airport and you’d be forgiven for thinking I was making it all up. You see, King Fahd International is the world’s largest airport by area, and at 780 km² it is bigger than the nearby country of Bahrain. There’s 698,585 people in Bahrain and they’ve still got three airports! Wikipedia for King Fahd.

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