As a building of national importance, Muscat International Airport symbolizes both the past and the future of Oman, its traditions and heritage as well as its modernity. An elegant lightweight roof from, complemented by exposed steel structures and transparent glass walls express the energy and exhilaration of flight and expresses the volume of the large apace sheltered within it. This dynamic and contemporary from sits on a solid base of local Omani stone.

Muscat Airport is designed as a "state of the art" airport, quipped to provide IATA Level Service A, and catering to 12 million passengers annually, with the possibility of growth up to 48 million by 2050. The first phase - which will serve projected requirements for up to 2020 - has positions for 33 air crafts (including super wide-bodied craft such as A380s), comprising of 23 aircraft stands with 32 passenger boarding bridges and 18 remote parking positions, a new runway of 3.9 kilometers and upgrading of the existing runway to 4.05 kilometers, an annual cargo capacity of 260,000 tones (with provision for expansion up to 500,000 tonnes), parking for 6,400 vehicles in the Forecourt and Multi-storied car Park Buildings attached to the Passenger Terminal Building and a total floor area of 375,000 square meters, out of which the Terminal Building and a total floor area of 375,000 square meters, out of which the Terminal Building comprises 274,000 square meters.

This is a Joint Venture Project with Cowi A/S Denmark. Larsen A&CE is responsible for all architectural and master planning work, whilst Cowi A/S is responsible for the engineering and airport planning work.

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