OMA chosen to masterplan airport city for HIA airport in qatar image © OMA



OMA has been announced as master-planners for ‘airport city’, a new 10 sqkm development where 200,000 people will live and work, connecting the new hamad international airport with the city. located adjacent to doha – the capital of qatar, the masterplan will consist of a series of four circular districts along a spine parallel to the HIA runways – intended to create a strong visual identity and districts with unique identities. phase one of the 30-year masterplan, will link air-side and land-side developments for business, logistics, retail, hotels, and residences – which will aim to be complete in time for the 2022 FIFA world cup.


‘we are delighted and honoured to participate in the exciting growth of doha, in a project that is perhaps the first serious effort anywhere in the world to interface between an international airport and the city it serves’.rem koolhaas




OMA chosen to masterplan airport city for HIA in qatar

aerial plan view of HIA – airport city masterplan, each district has a unique identity – business, aviation, logistics and residential.image © OMA


the business district will focus on a major new transport hub linking with greater doha, where the aviation campus will accommodate office headquarters and educational facilities for aviation authorities. the logistics district will provide cargo and warehousing facilities and the residential district, adjacent to the new doha bay marina, will accommodate future employees.



OMA chosen to masterplan airport city for HIA in qatar image © OMA