Muscat Airport is a modern airport in the north of Oman. On March 20, 2018, the new terminal T1 of the airport was put into operation, located between the two runways, north of the old terminal T2. Muscat Airport expects to grow further in the coming years, driven by the ambitions of flag carrier Oman Air and low-cost carrier SalamAir.
Where is Muscat Airport situated?
The airport of Muscat is located west of Muscat and east of Seeb, close to the sea (Gulf of Oman). By car, Muscat International Airport is accessible via three main roads, known as Sultan Qaboos Street, 18th November Street and Muscat Expressway.
How many terminals does Muscat Airport have?
The airport has two terminals, but currently only Terminal 1 (New Terminal) is in use. The old terminal T2 south of the two runways is closed since 2018, it will be redeveloped and used as a low cost terminal somewhere in the future. New Terminal has three piers with a total of 29 gates, the walking distances are relatively short. Nowadays, every aircraft is connected to the terminal via a jet bridge, which means that bus rides on the platform are a thing of the past.
The distance from Muscat Airport to the centre of Muscat is 35 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Muscat.
From MCT Airport to Muscat City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Muscat Airport by public transport. Visit the Muscat Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Muscat Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Muscat is about OMR 20.-. Book your taxi at Muscat Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MCT Airport to Muscat City centre by Taxi
At Muscat Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), National (Enterprise Holdings), Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Sixt, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Muscat Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Muscat Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Oman Air
- Air India
- Qatar Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Muscat
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Muscat Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat: 3 Hop-On Hop-Off City Tours
See the sights of 3 great cities of the Middle East: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat. In each city, you’ll have a 1-day ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy a free dhow cruise in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and a free night tour & museum entrance in Dubai.
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