Oman’s Muscat International Airport has unveiled the 15m-rial extension of its passenger departures building, constructed by Oman Airports Management Company.
The new terminal extension comprised two floors with a facility of new baggage handling and screening system at ground floor, Muscat International Airport CEO George Bellew said.
The extension of 17,000m² on the ground and first floor will allow the airport to accommodate 3,000 passengers at a time.
The number of passengers entering and leaving the city through Muscat International Airport has witnessed an increase of 6% as compared to the corresponding quarter last year.
An increase of 4% has been noticed in the number of arriving passengers whereas an increase of 9% has been witnessed in the number of departing passengers during the first quarter of 2009 as compare to the same period last year.