Whether you’re travelling to the Big Apple for business or pleasure, flights from Dammam to New York with Qatar Airways ensure that you always arrive in style. Hop onboard one of our luxury aircraft and touch down in the ‘City that never sleeps’ feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready to do business or hit the town. Let our friendly cabin crew introduce you to an array of award-winning services, serve you a gourmet meal and make sure you have everything you need for a comfortable, relaxing flight.
New York’s shows, shops and restaurants attract visitors from around the world, and that sheer charisma and New York personality is infectious. Catch a Broadway show, go luxury shopping and sample the very best in international cuisine. Business men and women will be inspired to sign deals and shake hands in this metropolis of innovation, inspiration and commerce.
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.
New York has to be on almost everyone’s ‘Bucket List’ of places to visit, and flights to New York with Qatar Airways give you a unique opportunity to experience life in the Big Apple.
The ‘City that Never Sleeps’ is home to some of the most instantly-recognisable sights in the world, including the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Building, The Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building. Fly to New York with Qatar Airways for the chance to see all of these for yourself.
New York is one big tourist attraction. From Times Square and 5th Avenue, to Wall Street, Ellis Island, and Central Park - New York is packed with places to visit and sights to see.
The city is divided into five boroughs – Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. The one attraction that everyone comes to New York to see has to be the Statue of Liberty.
Buy an Explorer Pass, which lets you visit up to seven attractions in a 30-day period, including the Museum of Modern Art, a Rockefeller Center Tour, and a trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
New York is famous for its museums and galleries, with the Metropolitan Museum of Art (known as the ‘Met’ – not to be confused with the baseball team!) at the top of everyone’s ‘must-see’ list.
Flights to New York with Qatar Airways land at the iconic JFK (John F Kennedy) 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 New York please check the visa and passport requirements.
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