Muscat: Residents of Muscat shouldn’t be worried about getting to the new Muscat International Airport, as it is easily accessible through three main roads: Sultan Qaboos Street, 18th November Street, and Muscat Expressway.
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“I personally visited the new airport to see how people can access it and I was extremely happy to discover that the route is quite straightforward, despite where you are coming from. People shouldn’t worry at all about getting there as the route to the new airport has been designed keeping all locations in mind, leaving no room for confusion,” said Ali Al Barwani, CEO, Oman Road Safety Association.
“Having said that, I would highly advise all passengers travelling for the first time to get there ahead of time, as it will be a completely new experience for them. For the frequent travellers, I would offer the same advice, so they can enjoy and explore all the facilities and services the new airport has to offer to make their journey more comfortable,” added Barwani.
He further congratulated all the bodies involved in the strategic construction plan of the new Muscat International Airport, that provides smooth access to all the passengers arriving and departing from the airport.
“As an Omani, I couldn’t be more proud of how far we have come, and we still need to continue to challenge ourselves to perform better and serve our nation with the best. The infrastructure, services, facilities, accessibility and comfort are all present at the new airport, but the real challenge now is going to be operations,” he said.
“I am highly positive that we will overcome this challenge just as we have been doing in the previous years,” added Barwani.
The directions to the new Muscat International Airport passenger terminal are as follows:
Sultan Qaboos Street
If you are coming via Sultan Qaboos Street from Seeb or Nizwa, follow the Muscat International Airport signs, towards Azaiba, past the old airport.
Keep right, follow the sign and take the exit down the flyover and follow the main access route. From Ghubra, cross Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, head straight and continue on Sultan Qaboos Street, keep right and follow the signs directing you to the Muscat International Airport.
18th November Street
If you are coming via Al Hail North on the Al Mouj roundabout, go straight onto 18th November Street. Keep right and take the exit before the Golf Course flyover. Keep right and join the main access road to the passenger terminal building.
From Azaiba, follow 18th November Street until you reach the sign pointing to the Muscat International Airport. Before the Golf Course flyover, keep right and take the exit by the traffic lights, turn left, and drive under the flyover for 500m and join the access road to the terminal buildings.
From Rusayl towards Muttrah, take the exit to Ghala Industrial Estate, and then the exit to the airport. Follow the road, keep left until you reach the main access route to the terminal building. From Bausher, head towards Rusayl on the Muscat Expressway and take the Ghala Industrial Estate exit. Follow the airport sign and keep left for 1.1km until you reach.