Muscat International Airport (MCT)
Location: The airport is located 20 miles (32km) west of Muscat
Time: GMT +4.
Taxis cost OMR 10 and are available outside the terminal
building. Otherwise Minibuses run from the highway just outside the
airport to Ruwi every 10 minutes throughout the day for 300
Car rental facilities are available in the Public Concourse
outside the Arrival Area.
Taxies 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 10 Omani Rial for the 20
mile (32 km) ride to the city centre. Taxies 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.
Departure Tax: OMR 5 for all departures (usually collected when