Passenger guide - Muscat airport (MCT) 

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Muscat International Airport, also known as Seeb International Airport and opened on December 23, 1973, is the busiest in Oman. It operates with international flights in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa's Arab countries.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 14 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +968 2435 2000. Flight information: Tel +968 2435 1234. A tourist information desk is available in the baggage reclaim area of the Arrivals Hall.


The airport is located 32 km (20 miles) west from Muscat urban area.

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Bus - There are services from Mwasalat (Tel +968 2412 1555) that stop on Sultan Qaboos Highway, outside the airport complex. Journey time to the city centre is 20-25 minutes.
Oman Air first and business class passengers can take advantage of a door-to-door shuttle service to and from the enclosure.

Taxi - Metered vehicles available to all destinations in Muscat and outside the city, including Barka, Al Musana, Nakhal, Sohar, Samail and Izki. Cabs can be booked and pre-paid at the counter located outside the Arrivals area (Tel +968 2434 1297). Travel time to downtown Muscat is approximately 25 minutes.


Offices in the Arrivals Hall, open 24 hours a day.

Avis (Tel +968 2451 0342)
Budget (Tel +968 2451 0816)
Europcar (Tel +968 2435 6280)
Hertz (Tel +968 2452 1187)
Mark (Tel +968 2478 6885)
Shuram (Tel +968 2469 6299)
Sixt (Tel +968 2435 6287)
Thrifty (Tel +968 2452 1189)
Value Plus (Tel +968 2451 0292)


The airport has currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs, post office, VIP rooms, mobile phone services and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Conference facilities at several hotels in the vicinity, such as the Golden Tulip Seeb. The Primeclass Lounge opens around the clock and is located on the second floor; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it provides a children's area, smoking room, cinema, entertainments, luggage storage, computers, air conditioning, drinks, conference facilities, fax, TV, snacks, showers, press, telephones, Wi-Fi (access with Priority Pass or Lounge Club membership, or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- In the Arrivals and Departures areas there are restaurants, cafés and bars.
Shopping- Duty-free shops in the international sector, in addition to retailers selling perfumes, accessories, jewellery, toys, books, regional articles.
Baggage- Free trolleys in the car parks, in front of the Departures Hall and in the luggage reclaim area. Porter services in the Arrivals and Departures areas. Secure wrapping next to the check-in area. Lost and found counter in the baggage recollection hall.
Other Services- Prayer rooms, medical clinic, smoking lounges, travel agencies, children's playground, pharmacy.


Car parks are found a short walk away from the terminal building. Payment can be made at automated machines situated at the exit from each lot and attendants are available 24 hours a day to offer assistance. Valet parking service and passenger pick-up and drop-off zones at the curbside of the Departures and Arrivals Halls. Rates


There are lifts and escalators connecting the three levels of the terminal. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline before travelling.


The Aerotel Muscat (Tel +968 2435 6555) is found on level 5 of the terminal. In addition, you can find several accommodations near the airport and in the city centre, among them: Golden Tulip Seeb (Tel +968 2451 0300), Holiday Inn Muscat Al Seeb (Tel +968 2208 0555), Eastin Residences Muscat (Tel +968 2442 9300), Remas Hotel Suites (Tel +968 2426 0000), Sundus Rotana (Tel +968 2451 1800), Carnelian by Glory Bower Hotels (Tel +968 2236 3300), Muscat Hills Hotel (Tel +968 9130 6305), City Center Hotel (Tel +968 2418 1200), Wanasa Hotel Apartments (Tel +968 2427 1000). Some of them provide shuttle services for their guests.

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Latest updates: May, 18, 2018
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