Hamad International Airport

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Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport is the sole international airport in the state of Qatar. Located south of its capital, Doha, it replaced the former Doha International Airport as Qatar’s principal airport. Formerly known as New Doha International Airport (NDIA), Hamad International Airport was originally scheduled to open in 2009, but after a series of costly delays, the airport finally opened on 30 April 2014 with a ceremonial Qatar Airways flight landing from nearby Doha International. National carrier Qatar Airways and all other carriers formally relocated to the new airport on 27 May 2014. The airport is named after the previous Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Airport News

Qatar’s gateway to the world ranked first by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been recognised as the ‘Best Airport in the World 2021”, ranking number one by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021. HIA has been steadily rising up the ‘World's Best Airports’ rankings …

Hamad International Airport Expansion: Airport Capacity to Soar to More Than 60 Million Passengers Annually

Stunning indoor tropical garden and water feature design revealed for phase two Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate investors at Cityscape Qatar, which …

Hamad International Airport: First Global Entity to be Verified by BSI for its COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol Implementation

Hamad International Airport (HIA) is proud to announce that it is the first entity in the world to achieve independent verification from BSI (British Standards Institution) for its implementation of COVID-19 ICAO Aviation Health Safety …


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