Here are 5 of the best airports in Oman:
Airlines in Service:
For International Flights: Air India, Air India Express, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, British Airways, Cham Wings Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, flydubai, GoAir, Gulf Air, Indigo, Iran Aseman Airlines, Kish Air, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qeshm Airlines, Regent Airways, Saudia, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines, Salam Air.
For Domestic Flights: Oman Air, Salam Air.
Serves: Muscat, Oman
Airport Codes: IATA - MCT, ICAO - OOMS
2. Salalah International AirportIt facilitates the air needs of Salalah city which is about 5 km from the airport. Commenced in 1977 it attended only domestic flights from Muscat. Later in 2003, it was branded as an International airport. With the transformation process initiating in 2011, it has now a state-of-the-art airport in Oman. New features include an extended runway of four kilometres, parallel taxiways and an ATC tower. For the passengers, there is a duty-free service by a private undertaking, multiple food counters, an exotic lounge for business and first-class passengers, air-conditioned aerobridges, multiple check-ins and immigration counters. There is also a huge parking lot for accommodating thousands of vehicles. It literally checks in all the boxes of a modern airport.
Airlines in Service:
For international flights: Air Arabia, Air India Express, Etihad Airways, Flydubai, Gulf Air, Neos, Nordwind Airlines, Qatar Airways, SalamAir, Smartwings, Smartwings Poland, Smartwings Slovakia
For Domestic flights: Oman Air, Salam Air
Serves: Salalah, Oman
Airport Codes: IATA - SLL, ICAO - OOSA
3. Duqm International AirportThis airport is situated in the Duqm seaport in the Al-Wusta region of Oman. It was opened publicly in July 2014. It has a gigantic passenger terminal of about 8600 square feet with two aerobridges handling half a million passengers annually. There is also multiple check-ins and immigration counters. Apart from interconnecting cities and countries, this airport is a boon for refineries and petrochemical industries of Oman. There is a dual three-lane road directly connecting with the refineries.
Airlines in service: Oman Air
Serves: Duqm, Oman
Airport Codes: IATA - DQM, ICAO - OODQ
4. Sohar International AirportThis airport in Oman lies about 10 km northwest to the city of Sohar. Inaugurated by the Transport and Communication minister Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim Al Futaisi, it initiated its operations on November 2014. Spread over an area of 5600 square metres it can handle half a million passengers annually. The asphalt runway stretches 4km in length and 75m in width. Additionally, there are 4 boarding bridges and 7 booths. It is a gateway to the northern part of Oman. It also facilitates the domestic and emergency needs of Muscat International airport.
Airlines in service: Air Arabia, Qatar Airways, Salam Air
Serves: Sohar, Al Batinah Region, Oman
Airport Codes: IATA - OOSH, ICAO - OHS
5. Khasab AirportKhasab airport serves the harbour city of Khasab. Khasab is the capital of Musandam province. It has an asphalt runway of about 8200 feet length. It also has multiple check-ins counters, baggage belts and much more. It might not be the best of airports in Oman but it gets your job done.
Airlines in service: Oman AirMost of the commercial airports in Oman are designed, keeping tourists in mind. Major carriers are present to connect you to almost any part of the world. You will definitely have a fine experience.
Serves: Khasab, Oman
Airport Codes: IATA - OOKB, ICAO - KHS