About The Airport
Hamad International Airport is a diverse lifestyle destination of its own, designed to meet and exceed the expectations of global travellers. Housed in one expansive terminal, HIA integrates contemporary shopping and dining options, entertainment and relaxation facilities, and a world-class art collection from internationally acclaimed artists.
HIA has transformed the airport experience to ensure operational excellence while prioritizing passenger and staff health, well-being, and security. Underpinned by advanced airport systems, HIA continues to optimize airport operations by introducing safety measures fueled by smart solutions, strengthening passenger trust and confidence.
HIA has earned significant accolades, attaining the ‘Best Airport in the World 2022” title at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2022 for the second year in a row. Qatar’s International Airport has also been awarded “Best Airport in the Middle East” for 2022. In 2021, the airport won “Best Airport 25 to 35 million Passengers”, “Best Airport Staff in the Middle East”, and “COVID-19 Airport Excellence”. In addition, HIA was the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to receive a 5-Star COVID-19 Airport Safety Rating by Skytrax.
To reinforce its position as the preferred gateway for travel, HIA is currently undertaking an expansion project that will increase capacity and enhance its multi-dimensional offering. Delivering on its promise to be the ‘airport-of-the-future’, HIA’s expansion will feature a refreshing environment of lush greenery and contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities. As the Official Airport Partner for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, HIA is ready to create memorable experiences for football fans across the globe.
Facts and Figures
- Number of Serving Airlines: 44 (PAX + Cargo)
- Number of Direct Destinations: 184 (PAX +Cargo)
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Number of Runways: 2
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 35,066,750
- Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 2,298 million MT
- Ownership: State of Qatar
- Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
- Aircraft Parking Stands: 107 commercial stands