Terminal Doha Airport - Hamad Airport

Doha or Hamad Airport stands for the main international gateway of Qatar, running since 2014.

 

In 2016, the airport was awarded with the World's Best Airport in the 20-40 million passenger category. Also, it became the sixth airport worldwide to achieve the 5-Star status.

 

On the other hand, Hamad Airport was ranked in 2017 as the second most punctual major airport in the world behind Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport.

 

Present & future

There is an ambitious 5 year plan which consist in doubling the size of the passenger terminal by adding check-in facilities, lounges, boarding gates, amenities and services, and the Doha Metro link.

It is expected to be completed by 2020, along with a public mosque, luxury hotels, health spa, a parking garage, automated people movers and other brand new services.

On the other hand, Qatar airport is planning to built a second Terminal in the future, Terminal 2, in order to handle the increasing passenger growth in the airport.

 

Terminal

Doha Hamad Airport consist of a single passenger terminal. Although having a single terminal, it is divided in 5 concourses (A-B-C-D-E).

 

See the information below:

 

 

Concourse A

It is located on the west side of the check-in area. It has a total of 10 gates, two of them designed for Airbus A380. Gates are numbered as: A1, and from A3 to A11.

 

Services at Concourse A of Qatar airport: Quiet room, Toilets, Telephones, Smoking Room, Wheelchair Assistance, Moving Walkways, Prayer Room, Computer Areas, Shops and Food and Beverages.

 

 

Concourse B

It is located on the east side of the check-in area. It has 10 gates numbered from B1 to B10. Two of them are able to handle with Airbus A380.

 

Services at Concourse B of Qatar airport: Shops, Food and Beverages, Quiet room, Toilets, Telephones, Smoking Room, Wheelchair Assistance, Moving Walkways, Prayer Room, Information Point, Computer Areas.

 

 

Concourse C

It is located north of the check-in area. It has 13 gates located on Level 1, named from C1 to C13. On Level 0 there are gates from C20 to C29. Two of the gates at Concourse C are designed to handle Airbus A380.

 

Services at Concourse C of Qatar airport: Children’s Play Area, Lifts, Quiet room, Toilets, Telephones, Shops, Food and Beverages, Smoking Room, Wheelchair Assistance, Moving Walkways, Prayer Room, Information Point, Computer Areas.

 

 

Concourse D & E

Both concourses are located on the northern part of the check-in area, forming a “V” shape, at the end of Concourse C.

 

Both have gates from 1 to 4 (D1, D2, D3 and D4; E1, E2, E3 and E4) on the first floor and gates from 20 to 24 (D20, D21, D22, D23 and D24; E20, E21, E22, E23 and E24) on the ground floor.

It’s planned to extend this concourses with a Concourse F.

 

Both terminals share a shopping area (bigger on the first floor) and restaurants and cafés area (larger on the second floor).

 

Services on the first floor of Terminals D and E: Quiet Rooms, Children’s Play Area, Computer Areas, Lifts, Escalators, Prayer Rooms, Toilets, Information, Currency Exchange, ATMs, Telephones, Moving Walkways. Services on the second floor: Shops, Food and Beverages, Prayer Rooms, Escalators, Lifts, Moving Walkways, Toilets, Customs, Telephones, Quiet Rooms, Smoking Areas, ATMs.

 

 

Services

The following services are available at Doha Hamad Airport:

- Quiet / family room

- Toilets

- Telephones

- Smoking Rooms

- Wheelchair Assistance

- Prayer Room

- Computer Areas

- Information rooms

- Wheelchair Assistance

- Children's play area

- Currency exchange

- ATMs

- Shops and Food and Beverages

 

See more services here

 

 

Airport Hotel

Doha Airport counts with in-terminal hotel, the Oryx Airport Hotel. It is located in the passenger terminal. The minimum stay is for five hours.

 

Contact: +974 4010 6666

Book your stay here.

 

 

Airport lounges

Doha Airport offers to their passengers the following VIP services:

 

- Oryx Lounge: Location: Departures area, after immigration. Available services: Smoking toom, business centre, lockers, free internet connection, gaming room and food and drink concessions. The access fee is of QAR 200.00 (USD 55.00).

 

- Al Mourjan Business Lounge: Location: Level 3.

 

- Al Safwa Lounge: Location: Level 3, after security and immigration.

 

- Al Maha Lounges: Only available for Al Maha Meet and Assist Services customers. Available services: Free Wi-Fi connection, showers, conference rooms, smoking rooms, family rooms, business centre and nursery.

 

- First Class Lounge: Location: Concourse A, level 2. Available services: Free high speed Wi-Fi connection, showers, conference rooms, smoking rooms, family rooms, business centre and nursery.

 

- Business Class Lounge: Location: Concourse A, level 2. Available services: Free high speed Wi-Fi connection, showers, conference rooms, smoking rooms, business centre, nursery.

 

- First and Business Class Arrivals Lounges: Location: Before and after immigration. Available services: High speed Wi-Fi connection, business centre, showers and smoking rooms.

 

- Unaccompained Minors Lounge: This lounge is exclusively for unaccompained minors. Available services: TV, video games, play areas, food, drink, child-friendly facilities.

 

Purchase your lounge ticket here

 

 

Attractions

The so-called Lamp Bear is a prominent sculpture located inside the airport made of bronze. It can be found at the airport's duty-free shopping hall and it was created by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer.

In 2018, another sculpture was added at the terminal, Small Lie, by the American artist Kaws.