Muscat, The Ministry of Transport and

Communications will celebrate tomorrow Monday the official opening of

Duqm Airport under the patronage of Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-

Busaidi, Minister of Interior.

The airport occupies a total area of 27,386 square meters and has an

estimated capacity of half a million passengers a year with the potential

to expand to 2 million passengers a year.

The airport includes a passenger building with an area of 9,614

square meters. It also includes an air navigation complex, a 38-meter

air control tower, an air cargo terminal with an area of 9958 square

meters, a capacity of 25,000 tons per year, 4 km length and 75 meters

wide runway, with connecting lanes and parking area for four aircrafts,

including the Airbus A380, as well as other facilities.

Duqm Airport is the third of the Sultanate’s airports to be operated

with all its facilities. The first operation of the passengers’ building

began on the 17th of September, 2018.

Source: Oman News Agency