Speed off to the ‘Windy City’ in total luxury with Qatar Airways’ flights from Dammam to Chicago. Our long haul service gives you everything you need to arrive refreshed and ready to explore this legendary city, including award-winning service, delicious cuisine, and that all-important extra legroom for your comfort. Travel in style with one of the world’s leading airlines and enjoy all the sights and sounds of one of the United States’ most iconic locations.
Chicago is the home of great music, great food and a vibrancy and energy that will immediately sweep you off your feet. The surrounding countryside including the Great Lakes is also spectacular, making Chicago a great location for leisure travellers as well as for those who want to do business in the city. Qatar Airways makes sure your journey to Chicago is a memorable one.
Surrounded by dramatic sand dunes and the vast open spaces of the Arabian Desert, Dammam Airport (known as King Fahd International Airport) is truly vast with six levels housing a huge selection of facilities, check-in desks, lounges and porter services.
Transportation and parking
The airport has a multi-storey car park attached to it. On the roof of this car park, you can find a mosque, which can be accessed from the passenger terminal through two enclosed, air-conditioned bridges and an additional open bridge.
The airport is around 50 kilometres from Dammam city centre, but is well served by frequent bus links and taxis. Carrier SAPTCO runs shuttle buses between the airport and the bus station every hour. The trip takes around 45 minutes. Taxis are available and are located in the rank outside the main entrance. A limousine service is also available.
Arriving at King Fahd International Airport
There is only one terminal at the airport, but it is vast. Departure check-in is located on Level 6, while boarding gates are on Level 4.
Facilities and amenities
King Fahd International Airport was the first in Saudi Arabia to open duty-free shops within its airport. There is a separate area dedicated to shops selling goods that passengers might find useful during their travels, and in the arrivals area you will also find plenty of cafés, restaurants and banks.
ATMs and currency exchange points are available in the departure and arrival areas. For a light meal with a view, head to the fourth floor (above check-in), where you'll find an observation deck and a café serving a buffet selection of food.
Book a flight to Chicago with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover the Midwest’s greatest city. Perched on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is famous for its colourful past, its music, and its pizzas! But it also has plenty of sights to offer visitors, making it a fascinating and exciting destination.
From an iconic skyline to a fabulous countryside right on the doorstep, Chicago is an eclectic, eccentric and enigmatic city. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find fabulous museums, galleries and some of the best live music in the U.S. Fly to Chicago with Qatar Airways and challenge your pre-conceptions of this remarkable city.
Chicago’s museums are among the best not just in the U.S., but the world. Head straight for Museum Campus, where you’ll find three of the best: the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shedd Aquarium.
The nearby Museum of Science and Industry is also great fun as well as educational. If art is your passion then don’t miss out on a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago, with its unrivalled Impressionism collections.
If you have a head for heights and want to get a really fabulous panoramic view of the city then visit Trump Tower and the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), which was once the tallest building in the world.
Qatar Airways flights to Chicago arrive at O’Hare International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Chicago please check the visa and passport requirements.
Explore Discover Qatar’s stopover packages offered by Qatar Airways Holidays. Book hotels, desert safaris, city and architectural tours including visits to Katara Cultural Village, Souq Waqif and The Pearl.