Jeddah Light
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Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light is located in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Light
Saudi Arabia
Location Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
Coordinates 21°28?7.14?N 39°8?58.98?E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167Coordinates: 21°28?7.14?N 39°8?58.98?E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167
Year first constructed 1990[1]
Foundation concrete
Construction concrete and steel tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with a spheric observation building with balcony on the top
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 133 metres (436 ft)
Focal height 140 metres (460 ft)[2]
Range 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 20s.
Admiralty number D7299.509
NGA number 112-30554
ARLHS number SAU-003[3]

Jeddah Light is an active lighthouse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. With a height of approximately 436 feet (133 m) it "has a credible claim to be the world's tallest light tower".[3] It is located at the end of the outer pier on the north side of the entrance to Jeddah Seaport.

See also


  1. ^ Jeddah Port Control Tower, Emporis website
  2. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 112: Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Including the Persian Gulf and Red Sea (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2017. p. 544. Listed as "Jiddah".
  3. ^ a b Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Saudi Arabia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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