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