The Salalah International Airport – The First Stop in Oman


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When you travel to Oman, the first place you’d go to is the Salalah International Airport, so let’s take a look at some information about it.

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The airport has been in use since 1977 and had only domestic flights in the beginning. After 1982, international flights began using this airport to bring in foreign visitors too.


Since the rise in tourism and increasing number of hotels in Salalah the likes of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Oman is now seeing more traffic incoming than ever before.

Going inside

Apart from the huge Duty-Free inside the airport, there are many new additions too, like the food counters, a brand new lounge for luxury travellers and 4 aerobridges that has air conditioning installed.


Popular airlines and flights come in and fly from Salalah International Airport on a daily basis, namely, Air Arabia, Air India, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Finnair, FlyDubai, Gulf Air, Jet Airways, Kuwait Airways, Oman Air, Mahan Air, Qatar Airways, Salaam Air, Sri Lankan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Rotana Jet, LOT Polish Airlines and more.


In the year 2016, the total number of passengers that travelled through Salalah International Airport amount to 1,198,846 people.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

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