But the missile was intercepted over northeast Riyadh, the Saudi Ministry of Defense said in a statement carried on government-backed Al-Arabiya television.
The missile has covered a minimum distance of 1,000km to reach the Saudi capital and posed a threat to the busy airport, analysts said.
According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport.
The Houthi rebels have seized control of Yemen's capital Sanaa, which has forced the government into exile.
A Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Houthis and their allies in Yemen since March 2015 in a war that has devastated Yemen and killed thousands of people.
Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority confirmed on Twitter that the missile had been brought down near the International King Khalid Airport in Riyadh.
A long-range ballistic missile was sacked at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, the Houthi TV channel Al-Masirah reported.
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The coalition didn't name the country.
From the border with Yemen to the capital of Saudi Arabia, about 500 km.
A Saudi military spokesman condemned the attack in a statement, saying the missile was sacked "indiscriminately" toward a populated civilian area.
The Saudi military may have successfully used a missile defence system to shoot down the incoming threat.
A senior Yemeni air force official told CNN that the claims that Saudi Arabia intercepted the ballistic missile is false.
The explosion occurred in one of the terminals of the worldwide airport king Khalid, 35 km from Riyadh.
The High Court had dismissed the Delhi government's claim that the AAP-Centre tussle was a "classic" federal dispute. SC said, the LG will be the administrative head and will not be bound to advise of the council of ministers.
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