Bahrain International airport, a new world-class facility

Opened on 28th January 2021, the new 207,000 square meters terminal is one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken in the Gulf kingdom.

With a capacity of 14 million passengers a year, the new airport will provide passengers with a unique world-class travel experience.

Key project figures

  • 32 premium check-in counters and 74 check-in counters


  • 36 passport control booths and 8 e-gates departure


  • A world-class retail area and an arrival duty free


  • 24 jetty served gates


  • Multiple lounges, including 2 business class check-in lounges


  • 8 baggage reclaim belts


  • A multistory Car Park

A growing traffic hub

Passengers in 2019
Passengers compared to 2018


BAC 2019

Bahrain International Airport, at the crossroads of a global traffic


Key airlines

BIA is the home of Gulf Air, the national flag-carrier for the country, which operates more than 2,270 monthly flights to 46 destinations across the Gulf and worldwide. BIA is also a key link in the networks of international carriers totaling 26 operating airlines in all



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