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Muscat Airport

Muscat International Airport, formerly known as Seeb International Airport, is located in Oman, about 30 kilometer from the capital city Muscat. The flag carrier Oman Air has its hub at the Muscat Airport. The major destinations to which the airport features flights include domestic destinations aside from services to Europe, Asia and Africa.

muscat Airport Information

Muscat International Airport Address
Muscat
Oman


Enquiries Number: 968 24 519223

Top Flights to Muscat

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    Kozhikode
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Muscat International Airport, muscat

Muscat International Airport (MCT), opened in 1973, was formerly known as Seeb International Airport. Spread over an area of 21 square kilometers, this airport is currently undergoing a major expansion. It’s located at around 32 km from the old city of Muscat, Oman and is the most important airport of Oman. The airport has achieved Level 1, Mapping of Airport Carbon Accreditation for its achievement in carbon emission mapping from the Airports Council International (ACI). In the year 2016, Muscat International Airport recorded 12,031,496 passenger traffic and 103,326 total aircraft movements.

Terminals Trivia

Muscat International Airport has a single international terminal with two floors. The T-shaped building has 23 departure gates, 32 stands on both sides, 4 baggage reclaim belts, and 58 check-in counters. It has one runaway and some cargo facilities. A new terminal with many advanced facilities is set to be opened within this year with a capacity to handle around 12 million passengers annually. Oman Air with its hub in Muscat is the major airline operating from Muscat Airport.

Shop, Eat, and Relax

Muscat International Airport offers many facilities to its passengers for a safe and pleasant transit. There are many snacks counters, coffee shops, food court, and restaurants at the airport. Costa Coffee, DQ Grill & Chill, Irish House, and Subway are some of the food options available at the airport. Lounges such as Plaza Premium Lounge and Oman Air Premium Class Lounge help you to relax at the airport with its world-class amenities. Covering an area of 1,200 sq. meter area, Muscat Duty Free is a popular hub to shop. Other shopping options include many branded outlets such as Amouage, Bijoux Terner, and WH Smith.

Muscat Airport has free Wi-Fi and public pay phones throughout the building. There are various ATMs as well as Foreign Exchange bureaus offering round-the-clock services. A mosque, a prayer room, postal service, and medical aid are present at the airport building. Free trolleys, rest rooms, showers, wheelchair assistance, children play areas, and baggage services are some of the other services present at this international airport.

Transport Facilities

Various transport facilities are available at Muscat International Airport. Taxis are a convenient way of transport and the prices to major locations are pre-fixed and a Taximeter is also used within the Muscat area.

Several car rental counters can be found at the arrival concourse and there are options to choose a vehicle of your choice according to convenience. Oman National Transport Company runs regular buses that stop near the highway of the airport and runs to the major locations of the city.

Oman Air provides special chauffer services to and from the airport to its first class and business class passengers.

Are you looking for a place to stay?

There are various places to stay near Muscat Airport, ranging from cost-effective ones to the luxurious ones. Some of the luxurious hotels are Golden Tulip Seeb Hotel, Park Inn by Radisson Muscat, Hormuz Grand Hotel Muscat, Holiday Inn Muscat Al Seeb, The Chedi Muscat- a GHM hotel, Grand Millennium Muscat, and City Seasons Hotel Muscat. Some of the affordable hotels include Hotel ibis Muscat, Savoy Grand Hotel Apartments, Al Sablah Hotel Apartment, and Al Atlal Hotel Apartments.

Explore Muscat!

Muscat has many beautiful places worth visiting near the airport. Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Qurum Beach, Qurum Natural Park, Qantab Beach, Oman Avenues Mall, Muscat Grand Mall, Corniche Area, and Muscat City Centre are some of the places for sightseeing.

FAQs

Q. Are there affordable Muscat Holiday packages on Yatra?
A. There are several affordable Muscat Holiday Packages available on Yatra.

Q. If I’m on a honeymoon, which place in Muscat is a must-visit?
A. Qantab Beach and Qurum National Park, are must-visits if you are in Muscat for your honeymoon.

Q. Which are the best places to relax at in Muscat?
A. The Muscat City Centre, or the Shangri-La Al Husn Resort and Spa, are few of the places where you can put your feet up and relax. You can also visit the village of Yiti, or the Al Sifah beach and rejuvenate yourself.

Q. Is there any nightlife in Muscat?
A. Muscat has a happening nightlife, and you can have a taste of it at the Copacabana, or O’Malleys Irish Pub, or at the Al Ghazal Pub.

Q. What are some of the popular eating destinations in Muscat?
A. Al Khiran Terrace Restaurant, Kargeen Restaurant and Ubhar are few of the most popular eating destinations in Muscat.

Q. What can children do for fun in Muscat?
A. Children can have a ball at Qurum Beach, and they can also visit Muscat Gate Museum. Children can also have a great day at The Mountain of the Sun, on a private 4x4 safari.

Q. What should I not miss out on when in Muscat?
A. When in Muscat, you have to visit Old Muscat, the forts, the National Museum and the Grand Mosque.

Q. Where can I view traditional art in Muscat?
A. The National Museum in Muscat is the best place to see the traditional art of Oman.

Q. Where can I experience the native culture of Muscat?
A. You can visit the Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the National Museum and the Royal Opera House Muscat, and have a taste of the local culture. Walking around and exploring Old Muscat is also another option.

Q. What is the best place to shop in Muscat?
A. The Sabco Centre and Oman Avenues Mall are two of the best shopping centres in Muscat where you can splurge.

Q. Are most hotels in Muscat safe for traveling with family?
A. Hotels in Muscat are safe, and you can freely travel with your family.

Q. Is public transport affordable in Muscat?
A. Buses in Muscat are quite affordable. Taxis do not run by metre, so make sure you get an estimate from your hotel.

Q. Which is the hotel closest to the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque?
A. The Muscat Dunes Hotel is the just 0.6km from the mosque and is the closest.

Q. Can I find hotels close to the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque?
A. There are multiple hotels in the vicinity of the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque that you can avail of. Some of the hotels there are the Muscat Dunes Hotel, Somerset Panorama Muscat, Amarah Hotel and Rehab Hotel Appartments.

Q. How can I reach the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque from Muscat International Airport?
A. The Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque is just 13.8km from Muscat Airport.You can reach the mosque from the airport in a taxi or a rented car which even you can drive.

Q. How much can a cab cost to reach the Sultan Qaboos Mosque from Muscat Airport?
A. A cab ride to Sultan Qaboos Mosque will cost you around $16-20, if you are travelling from Muscat International Airport.

Q. How can I get to the Sultan Qaboos Mosque from the Muscat Airport?
A. You can either drive to the mosque from the airport in a rented car, or you can take a taxi. It will take you just 8mins to reach the Sultan Qaboos Mosque from the Muscat Airport.

Q. Are there any attractions close to Muscat International Airport?
A. Popular attractions near the Muscat Airport are the Sultan Qaboos Mosque, the Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque and the Amouage Perfumery.

Q. When is the traffic at its peak, while approaching Muscat International Airport?
A. 5-8PM is the peak traffic hour in Muscat, and can slow down traffic towards the Muscat International Airport.

Q. How long does it take to reach The Wave Muscat from Muscat Airport?
A. It can take you around 7-10mins to reach The Wave Muscat if traffic conditions are moderate, as it is just 10.1km away.

Q. Are buses available from Muscat Airport to the city centre?
A. There are buses that go towards the city from the Muscat Airport. Public buses, operated by Oman National Transport Company, stop on the Sultan Qaboos Highway.

Q. How much would a room in a budget hotel in Muscat cost?
A. A double bed room in a budget hotel in Muscat can cost you around INR 2,500-4000.

Q. What are some budget hotels in Muscat, where I can stay with my family?
A. Muscat Hills Hotel, Muscat Dunes Hotel and Al Saif Grand Hotel are some of the budget hotels in Muscat where you can stay with your family.

Q. How long might it take me to reach the city centre from Muscat Airport?
A. It will take you around 15-30minstoreach the city from the airport.

Q. What transport can I avail of from Muscat Airport?
A. You can take buses that go on fixed routes, or you can hire a cab. You may also avail of the airport shuttle service.

Q. How far is the city centre from Muscat International Airport?
A. Muscat city centre is around 30km from the airport.

Q. How far is Golden Tulip Seeb Muscat hotel from Muscat Airport?
A. This hotel is just 2.4km from the Muscat Airport.

Q. What is the nearest hotel to Muscat International Airport?
A. Golden Tulip Seeb Muscat is one of the hotels closest to the airport.

Q. Can you name the best hotels near Muscat International Airport?
A. The Chedi Muscat, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, and the Intercontinental Hotel Muscat are few of the best hotels near Muscat International Airport.

Q. What are some of the budget hotels near Muscat Airport?
A. Samara Hotel, Muscat Dunes Hotel and Delmon Hotel Apartments are some budget hotels near the Muscat airport.

Q. What are the most popular airlines that operate from Muscat airport?
A. Oman Air, Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Air India are some of the most popular airlines that operate from Muscat airport.

Q. Which are the cheap flights that operate from Muscat airport?
A. Gulf Air, Etihad Airways, and Oman Air are the some of the cheap flights that operate from Muscat airport.

Q. What is the airport code for Muscat airport?
A. The airport code for Muscat airport is MCT.

Q. Which is the most frequent international route from Muscat airport?
A. Muscat to Zurich is one of the most frequent international routes from this airport.

Q. Which is the first flight from Muscat airport?
A. The first flights from Muscat Airport are Air India AI 986, which takes off at 12:20 AM to Mumbai and Jet Airways 9W 539, which takes off at 12:20 AM to Mumbai.

Q. Which is the last flight from Muscat airport?
A. One of the last flights to depart from Muscat Airport is Etihad Airways EY 381, which leaves the airport at 11:45 PM to Abu Dhabi.

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