Oman set to launch feasibility study to construct new regional airport

Posted on 11th August 2015

Oman is set to launch a feasibility study on a proposal to construct a new regional airport in the Musandam Governorate, said a report.

The sultanate's Ministry of Transport and Communications has floated a tender inviting consultancy firms to study the feasibility of the new airport as part of efforts to improve the civil aviation infrastructure in the country, Oman Daily Observer reported.

The residents of the governorate are currently being served by Khasab Airport, which also serves as a base for Royal Air Force of Oman, according to tradearabia news report.

In addition, there are currently three regional airports under construction, including in Ras Al Hadd, Sohar, and Duqm. Sohar and Duqm were opened for flights in 2014.

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