Flight Operations to Muscat, Oman

Flight Operations to Muscat, Oman

Flight Operations to Muscat, Oman: The GGC Supply Chain & Logistics Expo gets underway in Muscat from October 8-10 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre showcasing logistics services, shipping, maritime services and investment opportunities. The main international gateway to Oman and situated 32 km from the old town, here’s what you need to know to access Muscat International Airport, formerly Seeb International Airport.

Muscat International Airport
  • IATA code: MCT
  • ICAO code: OOMS 
  • Coordinates: 233600N / 0581700E
  • Elevation: 25F 
  • Magnetic variation: 1° East
  • Fuel types: Jet A1
  • Timezone: GMT +4 
Operational Information
  • Overflight and landing permits are required for private and non-scheduled operations
  • Operators must always have a tow bar on board as non-scheduled flights are always allocated at the north apron which has pushback stands
  • 180-degree turns/backtracks before departure are not allowed and are considered uncompliant and a violation of airport rules
  • The handler will charge 50% of ground handling charges of not notified about flight cancellations 6 hours’ prior to the time of the flight
  • Parking: Here are the peak hours which GA and non-schedule flights cannot be accommodated – 0230–0500 UTC, 0800–1100 UTC, 1900–2300 UTC

Immigration

Most international visitors to Oman require valid passports and visas, click here for full details.

Crew members of all nationalities can be granted 5 days crew clearance on crew GD provided:

  • They are in uniform
  • They hold a valid crew ID and a valid passport for not less than 6 months
  • Arrive and depart on their own aircraft

Accommodation

  • Grand Hyatt Hotel (15 mins from the airport)
  • Grand Millenium Airport (15 mins from the airport)
  • Radisson Blu (10 mins from the airport)
  • Golden Tulip Hotel (10 mins from the airport)

Transport

  • Car rental available 24/7 on request
  • Taxis are widely available at the airport
  • Many hotels operate courtesy buses to and from the airport for their guests

For more information on the GGC Supply Chain & Logistics Expo, click here

For support with your Flight Operations to Muscat, Oman, contact UAS