New Qatar Airport to be Operational by 2011

26 October 2009 (Last Updated October 26th, 2009 18:30)

The New Doha International Airport in Qatar is expected to begin operations by 2011. Spread over an area of 22km, the $14bn (Dh51.41bn) airport will accommodate 24 million passengers and handle 1.4 million tonnes of cargo a year. Part of the airport land is reportedly planned

The New Doha International Airport in Qatar is expected to begin operations by 2011.

Spread over an area of 22km, the $14bn (Dh51.41bn) airport will accommodate 24 million passengers and handle 1.4 million tonnes of cargo a year.

Part of the airport land is reportedly planned to be developed into a free trade zone and a commercial district.