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Muscat Travel Guide

Muscat Airports

Muscat International Airport (MCT)


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


GMT +4.


Transfer City: 

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 fils.

Car Rental: 

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

Airport Taxis: 

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.

Airport Facilities: 

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.

Car Parking: 

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 ticket
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