Wa’ad Al-Shamal Industrial City

Main Information

Date of Creation

2012

Location

20 km east of Turaif

Total Area

290000000m2

Developed Area

4 million m2, including a residential area of 200,000 m2

Factories Count

5 service contracts

Distance to the nearest airport

18 km to Turaif Domestic Airport

Distance to the nearest railway station

171 km to Al-Qurayyat Railway Station

Distance to the nearest port

1,173 km to Ras Al-Khair Port

Featured Services

  • Saudi Railway Company (SAR) stations and facilities
  • Water treatment plant
  • Five-star hotel
  • Fire station
  • Saudi Red Crescent Authority center
  • Shopping complex

Water and Electricity Power

Electricity Capacity of drinking water
Connection to be provided by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) Under implementation, to be connected to public network

Residential Complexes

Residential Complexes Area Rooms Capacity
The Red Sea Complex 1 345466 600 600
The Red Sea Complex 2 810000 10000 10000

Current and Targeted Industries


  • ​Metal
  • Fertilizers
  • Oils
  • Glass
  • Non-metallic minerals and building materials
  • Medical supplies
  • Wood and furniture
  • Plastic materials
  • Chemicals and chemical products
  • Paper and paper products
  • Clothing, textiles and leather
  • Food products​

New Industrial Projects

Project Name Completion Project Status
2019 2020
Construction of 380 kV overhead lines % 7 % Under Implementation
Development of infrastructure at Wa’ad Al-Shamal Industrial City – phases A-1B 40 % 53 % Under Implementation
Construction of first 132 kV electrical substation in Wa’ad Al-Shamal City 16 % 38 % Under Implementation
Construction of overhead lines voltage of 380 KV % 7 % Under Implementation

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 Last modified 24 May 2019
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