Doha Hamad International Airport Will Expand to Handle More Than 60 Million Passengers Annually

H.E Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker and Engr. Badr Al Meer, chief operating officer of HIA unveiling the HIA expansion model.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) (IATA: DOH) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate investors at Cityscape Qatar, which is taking place from 22 to 24 October in Doha.
HIA’s expansion project will feature a spectacular 10,000 sqm indoor tropical garden in a central concourse as well as a 268m² water feature which will be the focal point of the expansion project.
The second phase of HIA’s expansion consists of Phase A and B. Phase A of the current expansion will comprise of the central concourse linking concourses D and E. Construction is to commence by early 2020 and will increase the airport’s capacity to more than 53 million passengers annually by 2022. Phase B, which will be completed after 2022, will extend concourses D and E to further enhance the airport’s capacity to more than 60 million passengers annually.
The airport said its expansion plan also includes 11,720m² of landscaped retail and food and beverage space, which will enhance the multi-dimensional offerings of the airport by integrating world-class art collection and refreshing environment of lush greenery with contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities under one expansive terminal.
More details about the airport’s expansion will be included in the December 2019 edition of Airports International magazine.