The midfield area is partially landside and therefore not subject to security screening procedures. The general public cannot access the restricted area of the midfield.
Qatar Airways will offer dedicated lounges to its passengers. All other airlines will share common lounges.
When fully operational, Hamad International will have 41 contact gates and 22 remote stands.
HOK were the main architects for Hamad International Airport. In addition to designing HIA, HOK also worked on master planning, facility programming, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, engineering, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection.
We expect HIA to be fully operational and for Qatar Airways to start operating from HIA in 2014.