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Salalah Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Salalah Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

The airport in general is very pleasant. The open plan design makes it feel airy, not claustrophobia inducing like some. - a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Salalah Airport.

What to Expect

  • This brand new airport opened in 2015, and currently offers flights to several Middle East, Indian, and European destinations.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one of two airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

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Salalah Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or purchasing a lounge pass. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Al Khareef Lounge by Oman Air - Location: Airside, Departure Level, 1st Floor, opposite Gate 3B. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Priority Pass.
  • Plaza Premium Lounge - Location: International Departures, Airside, between Gates 2A & 1B. Showers are available. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (OMR 11 -16) • Buy a lounge pass (£22.00 - for 3 hours or £26.00 - for up to 6 hours - 24 hour advance purchase is required)  •  Priority Pass.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Unlimited free WiFi is available at Salalah Airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Salalah Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Haffa House - (4 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.
  • City Hotel - (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.
  • Al Nile Hotel - (7 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available for 5 OMR each way.
  • Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Salalah Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes, available.
  • Baggage Trolleys - Free trolleys are available in the car parks, at the entrance of the terminal building, and in the baggage reclaim area. The airport also has a porter service that costs RO1.500.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, available. AST • Budget • Europcar • Sixt • Thrifty • 4x4
  • Currency Exchange - Yes, available.
  • Food & Drinks - There are cafes and restaurants available. Hours and locations are not known.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Luggage wrapping services are available near check in area. Cost: unknown.
  • Medical Services - A clinic is available in the arrivals terminal, landside. It is open 24 hours, 365 days a year.
  • Mobile Charging - In July 2017, a reader tells us "There is no mobile charging but you will find two power sockets by the metal pillars next to each gate".
  • Prayer Room - There is a mosque outside the arrivals terminal exit door. Inside the terminal, there are prayer rooms for males and females in the departures area, airside.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Shopping - Yes, book and gift shops.
  • Showers - Showers are available inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ]
  • Smoking Areas - Smoking is allowed in designated smoking areas.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental agencies are available onsite. No further information is available at this time.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 10 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .