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Touchdown at Hamad International Airport Doha

Our state-of-the-art airport is more than a gateway to the sky – it’s the future of air travel. High-end shopping, delicious dining, a wellness centre, mesmerising art installations and a vast indoor garden are just some of the discoveries waiting for you at our multi-award-winning travel hub.


Hamad International Airport

Named after the previous Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, HIA is known for its swooping wave-like curves and tranquil oasis atmosphere, Hamad International Airport (HIA) first opened its doors in 2014, replacing passenger travel via Doha Airport. All of the world’s best-known airlines travel to Doha on a daily basis.

From check-in to immigration and baggage claims, expect a seamless experience – complete with a futuristic indoor train. Over 30 million travellers pass through its peaceful hallways each year, enjoying luxury shopping, relaxing dining and standout art like the famous Lamp Bear and Falcon.
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How to get there?

Finding your way around



Easily find your gate and connecting flight with arrivals, transfers and departures all in one building – or make use of the free door-to-door transit service. Use your time for a quick Transit Tour of Doha, or relax and rejuvenate at the wellness centre.

Make the most of your stopover in Qatar

Have a few hours to kill? Stay a night or two at one of our world-class hotels and dive into all the luxury, culture, beach and sand adventures that make Qatar such a magical place. With the help of our readymade itineraries, it will be the most invigorating 24-hour visit of your life!

Hamad International Airport Doha

One stopover, countless surprises

Even on the shortest stopover, you’ll enjoy countless surprises just like David Beckham. See what he discovered in our capital Doha, from the bustling Souq Waqif and majestic museums to ever-changing desert landscapes and beach fun in our ever-sunny country.

Have a question about Hamad International Airport?

Find the answers to everything you want to know about Hamad International Airport.

Yes, you can look forward to complimentary wireless internet access throughout the passenger terminal. Just search for #HIAQatar and sign in. You can also get free web browsing at the internet kiosks. If you need to make a call, buy a prepaid calling card from Qatar Duty Free and use it at the many telephone booths around the passenger terminal.

There are multiple ATMs located around Hamad International Airport, many of which dispense cash in multiple currencies. There are six foreign exchange stores are located across the passenger terminal building.

Yes, in case of an emergency, call +974 4010 9222 to contact the airport medical team. There are two fully-equipped and well-staffed medical centres, open 24/7, serving the passenger terminal. One is located in the Arrivals hall just before the Passport Control area, while the other is in the Departures hall near the Check-in area. Just follow the signs, ask at an information desk or use the airport map to find your way.

If you misplaced something at the airport in Doha, contact the nearest HIA Information Desk or email the HIA Lost Property Office with a full description of the lost item including the brand/model and colour, your flight number and date, time and the possible location where it was lost and a photo of the item, if possible.

The official luggage storage is currently not in use but please enquire at the nearest HIA Information Desk for info about lounge storage (small luggage only) or private operators.

The airport offers many interactive play areas and family-friendly facilities. Family toilets are located throughout the passenger terminal and parents’ rooms are equipped with water/milk warmers and diaper changing stations. Activity nodes keep young ones entertained with televisions, Mac stations and internet browsing, interactive art pieces and family rooms.

Hamad International Airport offers barrier-free access and specially designed facilities for passengers requiring special assistance. The network of elevators, escalators, ramps, walkways and passenger train offers simple access to passengers with reduced mobility. There are adapted check-in counters, dedicated lounges and washrooms, free wheelchairs and reserved car parking available.

Generally, only service dogs are allowed to accompany you in the passenger cabin. All other service animals must travel as checked baggage. Before starting your journey from Doha onwards, please consult your airline for the latest rules and regulations and the necessary documentation. All pets traveling via Hamad International Airport can enjoy the comfort of a dedicated live animal facility while they wait for their connecting or departing flights. This is a secure and climate-controlled environment that is supervised by trained animal handlers.

Hamad International Airport offers a range of transport options, from car hire to taxis and bus services, plus plenty of short-term parking.

The world’s best airport for two years running

It’s not often that you get the world’s best-loved airport and airline in one place. Doha’s main airport has become a passengers' favourite over the last few years, winning the top spot for two years in a row. 

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways

Our national carrier has won numerous awards for quality and service, and has expanded its network to more than 160 destinations worldwide. Located where East meets West, Qatar Airways easily connects you to major international hubs.