The new landing and take-off location was officially opened Jan. 10, 1968, just behind the Administration building.

Helipad in Service - 1968

From the Jan. 17, 1968 edition of the Arabian Sun and Flare.

Dhahran's new helipad, located behind the Administration Building parking lot, was officially opened Wednesday, Jan. 10 1968, when the Bell Jet-Ranger helicopter operated by Petroleum Helicopters Inc. made its first landing at 8:55 a.m.

The helicopter, a turbine-powered model, is designed to carry a pilot and four passengers, and is used mainly to carry technicians and equipment to Aramco's offshore facilities.

Helipad in Service - 1968


— The Arabian Sun: January 17, 2023