Muscat International Airport

Muscat International Airport (MCT)


The airport is located 20 miles (32km) west of Muscat city centre.

Getting to the city

Public buses run by the Oman National Transport Company stop on Sultan Qaboos Highway outside of the airport complex.


GMT +4.


Tel: +968 2451 9223, +968 2451 8030.

Car rental

Car rental facilities are available in the Public Concourse outside the Arrival Area.

Airport Taxis

Taxis from Muscat International Airport can be found outside the arrivals hall. Payment can be made before the ride at the taxi counter outside of arrivals. They have a convenient fare chart for major hotels and the cost is usually under OMR 10 for the 20-mile (32km) ride to the city centre. Taxis are also available for transport to other cities inside Oman.


Seeb Airport is currently being enlarged and improved. There is a currency exchange bureau, food courts in the arrivals and departures section, a large, well-stocked duty free shop also in both arrivals and departures, and a book shop. There are public telephones, a prayer room and left luggage facilities.


Short and long term pay-park facilities are available in front of the terminal building, offering hourly and daily rates.

Departure Tax

OMR 5 for all departures (usually collected when ticket is issued).




Free wifi is provided throughout the airport, but a mobile phone is required for registration.

Muscat International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.