Prince Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz Airport, which is called Yanbu Airport is located near Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The airport was upgraded in late 2009 to enable it to operate international flights. It features air bridges that link passengers directly with aircraft, a first for regional airports in the Kingdom. The passenger terminal areas is around 8,500 square meters, it can take up to 500 passengers an hour. it also features new control towers, cargo facilities, and security and safety systems. The ground floor features a shopping area as well as a cafe offering a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, pastries, ice-cream, and other desserts. Passengers proceed through an entrance area past the shopping area and cafe to enter the ticketing area, featuring four ticket counters. Once passengers are done with ticketing, they then proceed to security, which features counters for customs and immigration for passengers departing to international destinations. There is also another cafe and a smaller shopping area directly after check-in counters. Passengers then proceed to the second floor where the two air bridge gates are located. It also features a third cafe as well as a lounge for first and business class passengers only in addition to a prayer area and public toilet facilities. Upon disembarkation, the passengers exit the plane via the air-bridge and then proceed downstairs to the baggage carousel. For those passengers arriving on an international flight, immigration and customs are located adjacent to the baggage carousel. The exit of the airport is also on the ground floor as well as car rental companies’ counters.