Sohar Airport

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Sohar International Airport

مطار صحار الدولي
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OwnerOman
OperatorOman Airports Management Company S.A.O.C.
ServesSohar
LocationSohar, Al Batinah Region, Oman
Coordinates24°23′10″N 56°37′32″E / 24.38611°N 56.62556°E / 24.38611; 56.62556Coordinates: 24°23′10″N 56°37′32″E / 24.38611°N 56.62556°E / 24.38611; 56.62556
Websitehttp://www.omanairports.com/
Map
Sohar International Airport is located in Oman
Sohar International Airport
Sohar International Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
33/15 13,100 3,993

Sohar International Airport is an international airport situated in the wilayat of Sohar in Al Batinah Region of Oman. A temporary airport was opened on 18 November 2014 before the completion of the passenger terminal building. Sohar airport was opened by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim Al Futaisi, minister of Transport and Communications, as part of 44th National Day celebrations in November 2014, and Oman Air operated an inaugural flight to mark the official opening.[citation needed] International flights to and from Sohar Airport commenced on 9 July 2017, with Air Arabia service to Sharjah.[2]

Construction[edit]

The airport was built in three packages. Package 1 included site preparation, package 2 included the infrastructure works, and package 3 included construction of airport facilities. [3] The construction of the airport cost 100 million rials to build.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Arabia Sharjah
Qatar Airways Doha
Salam Air Salalah

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OHS - Sohar, OM". Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Sohar Airport emerges third hub for international airlines operating in Oman". Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Sohar Airport in Iran". Retrieved 5 January 2018.

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