Doha International Airport in Qatar
Doha International Airport is one of the major international airports in Qatar. Visitors across the world experience the top quality service and security of this airport. Its multi-million dollar terminal was recently renovated offering world class services to its national and international visitors. The airport staffs are efficient and cooperative in assisting you to catch your respective flights connecting to the global destinations.
The Doha International Airport is regarded as a hub for Qatar Airways with as many as twenty-two airlines operating presently. The international airport has eight gates, three baggage-claim belts and 44 check –in gates. Banks, cafeterias, large parking areas, gift shop and car rental agencies come under the other useful services of this airport.
A duty free shop is located in Doha international Airport offering gift items for the international visitors. Spreading over an area of 1500 square meter, the shop is spacious and attracts many international travelers. Over 100 multilingual staffs are there in the shop willing to assist travelers in purchasing gift items such as wines, spirits, electronics, tobacco and cosmetics. Many luxury and souvenir items including brass, wood and onyx can also be purchased from the shop.
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Beginning of the construction work on the new state-of-the art Doha International Airport will be commenced during 2004. On completion, with two parallel runways, the airport will have an estimated capacity of handling and processing around 12 million travelers annually. It will also have three high-star classification hotels. There will be 24 contact gates of the terminal in the first phase of the construction work which will later be equipped in accommodating A380-800 super jumbos when completed. The onsite work of the airport will be started during 2004 and completed in three stages. The 2,200 hectare airport site is scheduled to open by 2015. Till then, the existing airport will serve as a hub to handle the passengers worldwide.
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