The new Duqm Airport has been opened by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) in Oman, providing the breakbulk hub with an air cargo terminal to support Duqm Port & Freezone.
The airport has an air cargo terminal with an area of 9,958sqm and a capacity of 25,000 tonnes per year.
The airport occupies a total area of 27,386sqm and has an estimated capacity of half a million passengers a year with the potential for a maximum capacity of 2-million annually.
The airport includes a passenger building on an area of 9,614sqm, an air navigation complex, a 38m air traffic control tower.
The runway is 4km long and 75m wide, with connecting lanes and a parking area for four aircraft, including the Airbus A380, as well as other facilities.
Flight operations at the airport began in September 2018.