2007 News Story

More than 1.1 million pilgrims already in the Kingdom for the Hajj

As of December 8, more than 1.1 million pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj.

According a Central Hajj Committee report, 52,630 pilgrims arrived at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport; 11,841 arrived at Madinah’s Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Airport; 5,850 pilgrims arrived via the Halat Ammar entry point at the Saudi-Jordanian border; 3,121 at the Batha crossing on the Saudi-UAE border; and 2,697 over other border crossings.