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Muscat Airport IATA Code MCT

Airport Codes


Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 23°35'35"N / 58°17'3"E


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Station ID: OOMS
Observation Time: 14/04/2021 4:24 pm

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About Muscat Airport IATA Code

Muscat Airport IATA code is MCT. This airport code is based on Muscat city where Muscat Airport (MCT) is located. This facility is home to Oman Air and Salam Air that serve flights to Asia, Europe, and Africa.

About Muscat Airport (MCT)

Muscat Airport (MCT) commenced operations way back in 1973 as Seeb International Airport. It previously served as a military base also and participated in the Magic Roundabout exercise series with the Royal Navy of Oman. 

Muscat Airport (MCT) Runways

Muscat Airport (MCT) is equipped with two asphalt runways 08R/26L and 08L/26R. 

08R/26L can handle operations of Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 777 while 08L/26R can handle operations of Boeing 747-8, Airbus A380, and Antonov An-225.  

Muscat Airport (MCT) Terminals

There are two terminals at the airport: 

Terminal 1

This state-of-the-art terminal was introduced in March 2018. Spread across an area of more than 580,000 square meters, this has boosted the airport’s capacity to 20 million passengers a year. It has 118 check-in counters, 82 immigration desks, and 45 gates. 

Terminal 2

This T-shaped terminal commenced operations in the 1970s. It is equipped with 58 check-in counters, 23 departure gates, and 4 baggage reclaim belts. This facility primarily serves low-cost carriers. 

Nearest Airport to Muscat Airport (MCT)

Sohar International Airport : 212 kilometer

Konarak Airport                   : 297 kilometer

Al Ain International Airport : 333 kilometer

Sharjah International Airport : 399 kilometer

Major Airlines Operating from Muscat Airport (MCT)

Air Arabia

Air India

Air India Express

Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Cham Wings Airlines

Edelweiss Air


Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08L-26R 13,123 ft 0 ft Asphalt Yes
08R-26L 11,759 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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