Duqm Airport PTB to open soon

Muscat – As finishing touches are given to the new passenger terminal building (PTB) of the Duqm Airport, the authorities have announced that it will be opened for traffic in June this year.
With services operated from a makeshift passenger terminal, the when fully operational, Duqm Airport will be able to accommodate all types of aircraft, including those handling large passenger numbers and air cargo loads with in-flight catering facilities.
The passenger terminal that will be can handle up to 500,000 travelers per year, will have a 4km runway, a cargo terminal with an initial 50,000 ton capacity, and duty-free shops. It will be offer two gate lounges and two boarding bridges.
Oman Air increased in the winter schedule starting from November 2017 to operate six flights a week on its 737-800 aircraft.
Duqm is an industrial port town of great commercial importance, which has experienced vast development since 2008. As a Special Economic Zone, it attracts investors from around the world.
Oman Air always strives to accommodate guests and is delighted to respond to additional demand by increasing the number of flights to the important town of Duqm.
In the first nine months of 2017, around 25,100 passengers used Duqm Airport, an increase of 39.3 per cent from 18,009 passengers in 2016 for the same period.