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Doha Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport | DOH

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View of Doha skyline from a marina

About Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport is Qatar's only international airport. It is located just outside of the capital Doha, and was built to replace the original Doha International Airport, making it known as the New Doha International Airport. The airport was originally intended to open for operations in 2009 but did not open until 5 years later in April 2014.

The planning to replace the Doha International Airport took part in 2003 and involved the design to increase the capacity and potential traffic volume from the previous airport. Construction began in 2005, but had its initial opening date of 2009 moved back to 2014.

The airport is a hub for Qatar Airways, Qatar Airways Cargo and Qatar Executive. The airport's annual capacity is 50 million passengers, and 2017 saw the airport handle 35,270,410 passenger movements. The airport is located southeast of Qatar's capital, Doha, close to the location of the previous airport. It was built on reclaimed land, and measures over 22 square km.


DOH is well-known across the world for its world-class and luxurious facilities, with an oasis theme such as water motifs, wave-style roofs and desert plants found around the airport, which are hydrated with recycled water. The airport itself is about two-thirds of the size of Doha city.

Facilities Include:

  • World-class shopping facilities - making it one of the best airports in the world for shopping
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet Kiosks
  • Parent Rooms with baby changing and feeding facilities
  • Family washrooms
  • Children activity zones with TVs, toys, mini-rides and climbing frames
  • Fitness and Wellbeing Centre with swimming pool and showers
  • Great options for food concessions
  • Medical centres
  • Mobile charging facilities
  • Prayer room
  • Dedicated smoking rooms
  • Art in the airport
  • Layover Tour for passengers with a long layover

Lounges Include:

Al Maha Transit Lounge: This airport lounge includes drink refreshments (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), showers, TVs, WiFi and newspapers and magazines. You can access this lounge with a lounge pass, or part of the priority pass membership program.

Oryx Lounge: The Oryx lounge is a comfortable lounge where you can wait for your flight, with access to food and drinks, a dedicated quiet zone, WiFi, a business centre and a game room. This lounge is accessible via pay-at-the-door access, which allows you access for 3 hours.

USO Lounge: Enjoy snacks and drinks, WiFi, comfortable seating, a kids play area with video games and football table, children's play area, television, cell phones, a library, and a sleeping area with recliners. The USO Lounge welcomes all active members of the U.S. military and their families at no cost. For more information, check out our guide to US Military Flights.

Book Lounge Passes for Doha Hamad International Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Hamad International Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for the Al Maha Transit Lounge.


Terminal 1

There is currently only one terminal at this airport, which has 5 concourses (A-E). There is potential to extend concourses D and E, with a possible additional concourse F.

(Planned) Terminal 2

There have been plans to build a second terminal at DOH, if the current terminal reaches maximum passenger capacity.

Airlines that fly to Hamad International Airport

Air India, Air India Express, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, British Airways, Cham Wings Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Himalaya Airlines, IndiGo, Iran Air, Jazeera Airways, Kuwait Airways, Middle East Airlines, Nepal Airlines, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Regent Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, SalamAir, SriLankan Airlines, Syrian Air, Turkish Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines.

Top Destinations

Below are some of the most popular destinations from Doha Airport, based on the frequency that different airlines fly here:

Kuwait City, Kochi, Muscat, Dhaka, Kannur, Amman-Queen Alia, Casablanca, Delhi, Peshawar, Addis Ababa, Istanbul, Chittagong.

How to get to Doha Hamad International Airport

By road

You can access the airport from the city of Doha by going east out the city onto the Ras Abu Abboudi Expy, and follow signs to the airport parking.

By public transport

There are 5 buses that serve the airport, which all require a Karwa Smartcard 24 (available from the airport information desk).

By rental car

Passengers can rent cars from the airport with different agencies. These are found in the Ground Transportation Centre, which is across the street from the Arrivals Hall.

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