Muscat International Airport is strategically located on the Main Sultan Qaboos Road between Muscat and Al-Seeb cities.
Take Sultan Qaboos Highway travelling west from Muscat City Centre, with the sea on your right-hand side. Muscat International Airport will be on the right side of the highway with a sign post. Take the exit signpost and Follow the slip road until you reach the flyover and stay in the right passing lane while following the signage.
Take Sultan Qaboos Highway travelling east towards Muscat City Centre, with the sea on your left hand side. Muscat International Airport is on the left side of the highway with a signpost. Follow the signage and take the slip road until you reach the flyover, then turn left, crossing over Sultan Qaboos Highway. Stay in the left passing lane before turning left to enter Muscat International Airport.
If arriving from other parts of Oman or going towards them, take Burj Al Sahwa roundabout, then go to the western side of Muscat International Airport that connects the capital city to routes across the rest of the country.
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Muscat Airport dedicated pick-up and drop-off areas in front of the departures and arrival terminals. For security reasons and in order to prevent congestion, the drop-off and pick-up areas are equipped with access systems to enhance passenger comfort and control traffic flow more effectively. Vehicles are not allowed to stay longer than 10 minutes in these areas; neither are drivers allowed to leave their vehicles unattended, or else they will be seized. Passengers who wish to stay longer than 10 minutes are recommended to use the short-term car parking.
Where can I drop off passengers?
Vehicles are permitted to wait outside the departure terminal building for free for a maximum of 10 minutes. Staying longer than 10 minutes in this area will incur a fee. For drivers who need more than 10 minutes, Muscat Airport recommends the short-term parking area.
To ensure a smooth transfer to the check-in area, trolleys are available in front of the departure area in order to assist in carrying your luggage.
Please note that for security reasons, and to ease congestion in the terminal building, only passengers with valid travel documents are permitted to enter the departures hall.
For departing first and business class passengers travelling with Oman Air, a dedicated drop-off area, close to Oman Air’s First and Business Class check-in lounge, is available.
Where can I pick up passengers?
Vehicles are permitted to wait outside the arrivals hall for free for a maximum of 10 minutes. Staying longer than 10 minutes in this area will incur a fee. For drivers who need more time than 10 minutes, Muscat Airport recommends the short-term parking area. To ensure a pick-up without trouble, we advise families and friends coming to pick up passengers to check flight arrival status via Muscat International Airport website or application before departing for the airport.
|Drop Off / Pick up|
|10-20 Min||2.000 Ro|
|After 10 minutes , every 10 minutes additional RO 2 / will be charged|
Muscat Airport provides parkings, for both short and long-stay cars, for travelers and family and friends picking-up or dropping-off their loved ones. All car parks are located just a short walk from the main terminal building.
Parking tickets can be paid, in Omani Riyals only in automated ticket machines situated in each car park. Car parking attendants are available on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in case any assistance is required.
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|Short Stay Parking P1|
|Time||Total charges (In OMR)|
|30 min-1 Hrs||1.000|
|More than 24 Hrs||Additional RO 20.000 Every Day|
|P2( short & Premium Long Term)|
|0 up to 30 Minutes||Bz 0.500|
|30 minutes - 1 Hour||OMR 1.000|
|1-2 Hours||OMR 2.000|
|2-3 Hours||OMR 3.000|
|3-4 Hours||OMR 5.000|
|After Third hour, additional OMR 5 per day|
|Long Stay Parking P3|
|First Day||OMR 3.00|
|Second Day||OMR 6.000|
|Third Day||OMR 9.000|
|An additional OMR 3 is charged per day|
Airport taxis are available through Mwasalat taxi office in the public arrivals hall. Taxis are available from all main hotels, outside the airport, or can be flagged down on the road. Taxis are currently not required to have meters so it is recommended to agree first on the fare with the driver, before starting your journey.
Muscat International Airport warmly welcomes you with the same spirit of Omani hospitality.
Once you arrive to the International arrivals hall, you can:
If you are transiting through Muscat International Airport, follow the signs to continue your journey.
For further enquiries before traveling, please contact Mwasalat Transport Company on (555/24121500) or by email [email protected]
Upon arrival in Oman, car rental is an easily accessible option to benefit the maximum from your stay in the country. Renting a car is easy at Muscat International Airport, with a number of friendly and reliable car rental companies operating out of Muscat International Airport. All offices are open 24 hours a day and are located in the arrivals public hall.
|Company||Airport Contact||Airport Email||Web site||Off airport contact details (00968)|
|Europcar||+968 245421369||[email protected]||www.eurpoaroman.com||+968 22004455/9
|Herz||+968 24625219||[email protected]||www.nttomanhertz.com|
|Thrifty||+968 24521189||[email protected]||www.thrifty.com|
|National Renaissance||+ 968 24356279||[email protected]||www.nationalcar.com||+(968) 99886754 Mobile|
|Budget||+968 24510816/17||[email protected]||www.budgetoman.com||[email protected]|
|Enter Prises||+ 968 24356279||[email protected]||ww.enterprise.com||+(968) 99886754 Mobile|
|Sixt Rent a car||+||[email protected]||95187373
Muscat International Airport has many car rental companies to assist those wishing to rent a car during their stay in Oman. Their offices are located in the arrivals hall. In level 1, in the south parking area, cars are available for passengers to pick, after completion of formalities.
When passengers want to leave Muscat, they can return their rented cars to the designated area in level 4 of the north parking area.
Additional covered parking spaces are available for rented vehicles in the ground floor between the south parking area and the passenger terminal.
For more information about car rentals at Muscat Airport, please visit our services section.
Public buses, operated by Mwasalat Transport Company, are available at the bus station located in the ground floor outside the airport building.
Bus schedules that depart directly from Oman International Airport are available on Mwasalat website: http://mwasalat.om/en-us/Bus-routes/Time-Table
Many hotels and tour operators offer private buses to transport their guests from Muscat Airport directly to their hotels or resorts.
Hotel and tour operators’ representatives’ will be waiting at the arrival lounge for travelers arriving at Muscat Airport, upon baggage reclaim and customs clearance. Many hotels and tour operators also have information desks and assembly points in the arrival lounge to provide assistance during the trip.
Please prearrange courtesy buses directly with your hotel or travel agent prior to travelling.
First and Business Class passengers can fly to and from the airport in a unique atmosphere of luxury and comfort, by taking advantage of the service of the private driver who takes them directly to their destination.
For more information, please contact Oman Air or your travel agent.