Hamad International Airport is located at the City of Doha's southeastern end - accessible via Ras Abu Abbound Street - and only 4 km east of Doha Airport.
With the Eastern Runway and 2 extra-long parallel runways - and 37.3M passengers in 2016 - Hamad Airport is served by domestic & international airlines offering direct & connecting flights to all parts of the globe. In the future, Hamad is to occupy 29 sq.km and will be able to serve 50M passengers a year.
Hamad Airport has a new, very large integrated passenger terminal. For Terminal details at this site open ‘Terminal Map’ and scroll down to the text; for ground transportation open ‘Ground Transportation: /Buses & Trains.
Present & future Airport developments: The Airport's 5-year plan includes doubling the current size of the passenger terminal - adding new check-in facilities, lounges, restaurants & boarding gates, and a connector to the Doha Metro.
- Construction started on the 24 new gates (added to the current 22 'remote gates'), attached directly to the terminal - to be completed by 2017/18.
The remainder of construction work is to be completed by 2020 - when the new airport will have a public mosque, two luxury hotels, a health spa, a large parking garage, three central utility plants, a huge catering facility, and internal automated people movers at both arrivals & departures levels.
- Qatar Airways is planning on a second terminal in the future.