Smoking at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

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Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Female Smoking Room

Update from Bob, Feb 2024: Female smoking room at gate A9 in international departures.

Update from Snowwhite, November 2022: The female smoking room is next to Gate 35, there is only one. Photo below.

Jed female smoking room

Male Smoking Rooms

Update from Snowwhite, November 2022: There are several Male smoking rooms and are quite easy to find. Photo below.

Jed Male smoking room

Update from DrSniffy, February 2022: New International terminal has male and female smoking. They are still finishing construction in some areas, so may not be accesible. There is a male smoking room near A22-24.

Update from Markus, March 2020: Smoking is permitted outside the terminal. After security, there are three smoking rooms: one females' smoking room and two males' smoking rooms. The male smoking rooms are large and very, very clean. I did not visit the female area. I was in this airport on 09. March 2020.

Update from Cmrsh, March 2020: New Saudi Terminal has several male and 1 female smoking areas. Smoking is also allowed outdoors.

This airport has expansion work in progress, to be completed in 2035, Phase 1 is now complete, phase 2 will be completed by 2025, the last phase by 2035.

JED was also voted 2nd worst airport in 2015.

Further Information

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