Hail is located on the north-west of Saudi Arabia. The population of the city is approximately 360 thousand. Hail, an agricultural city, meets a large percentage of the Saudi Arabia's wheat production. In addition, Hail, an important center for the production of camel milk, has been the home of the noble people at the time. Important people of Saudi Arabia such as Hatim el Tai, Abdulaziz bin Mitab, Madawi Al-Rasheed, Mohamed Al-Deayea lived in this city.
The terrestrial climate is dominant in Hail. The summers are hot and arid, and the winters are cold. Hail University, educating 32 thousand people, is located in the city. The university has several campuses in the city. It is possible to reach the city with Hail Regional Airport. Barzan Pazar, Garden Mall, Barzan Palace, Qishiah Castle, Hail Museum and Aja Palace are some points to visit.
There are many old buildings, palm gardens and some very amazing houses in the city. If you drive out of the city, you can get to the hills and see the wonderful scenery there. You can also see the remains and palaces dating from the time of the Ottoman sovereignty. Apart from these, there are various museums, libraries and auditoriums where you can gather a lot of information about Arab culture and society.
Since Hail Airport is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from the city center, it is possible to reach the airport in a very short time by taxi or by renting a car.
There are city taxis which you can easily see when you exit Hail Airport terminal. Some of these taxis are affiliated with the airport, while some are private ones. If you want to travel this distance of about 10 kilometers by taxi, you will have to pay a fare of about12-16 dollars. You can prefer taxis as a comfortable and fast transportation option.
Even though there is not much choice in terms of car rental companies at the airport terminal, there are a few national and international car rental companies that you can rent a car from. By choosing one of these companies, you can rent your car at more reasonable prices if you reserve in advance. It is likely that you will arrive from the airport to Hail city center within 10-15 minutes.Last Updated: March 13, 2017