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. 

General Information about Muscat International Airport

The following table is an overview of MCT Airport indicated below:

AirportMuscat Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerOman Airports
Built In (Year)1973
Hub forOman Air, SalamAir
Muscat Airport CodeMCT
Muscat Airport Terminals2
Muscat International Airport Runway2
Muscat International Airport Coordinates23°35′36″N 058°17′04″E
Muscat Airport AddressMuscat, Oman
Official Website
Official Phone Number968 24 351234
Elevation48 ft / 15 m

Muscat Airport 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.


Muscat Airport Map

The Muscat Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Muscat International Airport 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.  

08L-26R13,123 ft0 ftAsphaltYes
08R-26L11,759 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

Muscat Airport 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 International Airport

Some of the closest airports to MCT Airport are:

  • Sohar International Airport – 212 kilometer
  • Konarak Airport – 297 kilometer
  • Al Ain International Airport – 333 kilometer
  • Sharjah International Airport – 399 kilometer

Airlines Operating from Muscat International Airport

The following airlines operate from Muscat Airport:

  • Air Arabia
  • Air India
  • Air India Express
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Cham Wings Airlines
  • Edelweiss Air
  • EgyptAir

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