Hamad International Airport COVID-19 Measures
Sanitization and Disinfection
265 Hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed strategically around the terminal for passengers to use.
All passenger touchpoints are sanitized regularly and all gates and bus gate counters are cleaned after each flight. The airport also conducts regular disinfection of all baggage trolleys and tubs.
The airport implemented UV disinfection tunnels to disinfect all arriving passenger luggage.
Mobile Disinfection Robots
The robots are fully autonomous mobile devices, emitting concentrated UV light that eliminates the majority of infectious microorganisms.
Queuing barriers have been erected at check-in areas and boarding gates with barrier stickers placed every 1.5 meters to ensure that physical distancing is maintained throughout the journey.
The airport implemented 3558 physical distancing stickers across all passenger touchpoints around the airport to remind passengers to keep distance.
The airport has installed 258 shields made of Plexiglas to minimize the risk between passenger and staff interactions.
Distance seating measures around the terminal encourages passengers to maintain a safe distance.
Smart Screening Helmets
Wearable intelligent helmets that are portable, safe, and effective in enabling contactless temperature measurement. The technology allows staff to measure the temperature of staff and passengers throughout the terminal.
Thermal Screening Cameras
There are 38 thermal screening cameras placed strategically at entry points around the terminal, such as boarding gates for disembarking passengers, departure hall and staff entrances.
Advanced Carry-on Luggage Screening
Reduces possible cross-contamination among passenger carry-on bags and limit human contact at the security checkpoints by allowing passengers to keep their electronic devices in their carry-ons.
HIA’s retail and food and beverage outlets encourage contactless and cashless transactions through cards at the terminal.
Elevators with motion sensors are being installed throughout the terminal. The contactless elevator technology allows passengers to call the elevator and choose their desired floor number by waving their hands in front of the sensor, without touching any buttons.
Wearing Masks is mandatory throughout the terminal.
Entry into the airport terminal is only allowed for staff and passengers with a valid flight booking.