In this thread Doha - Airport Opening, Delayed Again. (by smi0006 Aug 31 2012 in Civil Aviation)
it was mentioned that mid-December parts of the operations would be opened at the new Doha International Airport, among them the VIP terminal, cargo, and the QR
Is that still the case? If it is, I assume that infrastructure like runways and tower must be operational as well (otherwise how are cargo and VIP planes going to take off and land there?)
I am aware that the new airport is very close to the current one - you can actually see it - but I would assume they still will be operated as two separate airports, no?