HIA witnesses 13% rise in passengers in 2014
The number of passengers using Hamad International Airport in 2014 exceeded 26 million, according to official figures. This marks a 13% increase in passengers as compared to 2013.
A total of 26,356,392 travellers made their journey through the airport, which included 10.6m passengers who travelled through the old Doha international airport, and 15.7m through HIA, The Peninsula has reported. The airport has also registered a 13% rise in cargo movements in 2014 as compared to the previous year.
The Hamad International Airport, which began operations on May 27 last year, can accommodate about 30 million passengers per year.