Muscat Oman (MCT) Airport
Muscat Oman MCT Airport Overview
Muscat Airport is located near the town of Seeb, and is 32 km west of Muscat, Oman's captial city. It is directly accessible from the main Sultan Qaboos Hwy (to the right) which runs between Muscat & Seeb.
With long parallel runways, Muscat International now counts a yearly average of 8.5M passengers. MCT is hub for Oman Air, and is served by many international airlines.
Muscat International has currently one passenger terminal.
Muscat Airport has two ground handlers: Swissport Internatinal and Oman Air / Menzies Aviation.
Current & future Airport developments: A new Midfield Terminal with 96 check-in counters, 29 boarding bridges, and 30 aircraft remote stands - able to handle 12M passengers a year - is scheduled to open by year-end 2016. Its new baggage facility will be able to process 5,500 bags per hour. It will house food & drink and retail concessions, elegant lounges, and an Airside hotel for transfer passengers.
- Two parallel runways and a multi-level Parking Garage are under construction.
- A new 'Muscat Primeclass Lounge' will be available to TAV Passport members, Primeclass Lounge Card holders and to passengerls of constracted airlines. With a private rooms, spa center & special shopping area, the 33,000 sq.foot loounge will seat 550 passengers - expected to become operational in 2017.
- In the future, three subsequent expansion phases will start to boost capacity to 24, 36, & 48 million passengers a year - according to demand.