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Dubai International Airport

The Dubai international airport is a major airline hub in the Middle East. Located in the Al Garhoud district around 4.6 km from the city, Dubai airport is the base of Dubai's international airlines, Emirates, FlyDubai and Emirates SkyCargo. Spreading on an area of 8,500 acres, the airport reported a record of 66 million passenger movements in the year 2013, making it the 7th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic and 2nd busiest airport in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. The 2.44 million tons of cargo which was handled by the airport in the year 2013 made it the 5th busiest cargo airport in the world. The airport began its operation in the year 1937 and till date has served more than 402 million passengers and handles more than 3.87 million aircrafts.

There are three terminals at the Dubai airport which has the capacity of handling 80 million passengers annually. The 3rd terminal is the largest in the world in terms of floor space. More than 7,000 flights operated by 140 airlines to over 230 destinations across every continent except Antartica, fly from all the terminals at Dubai. The 1st and 3rd terminal at the airport serves 95% of the international flights while the 2nd terminal is for budget passengers, regional flights and those travelling to Persian Gulf and sub-continent region.

Most of the passengers using the Dubai International airport are international in nature; hence, all the terminals are equipped with immigration processing counters and security scanning. Food and beverage counters, departure halls, first class & business class lounge, 5 star hotel, duty free shopping facility, prayer room, medical centre and number of facilities are available for the passengers. The airport is well connected to all parts of the city via metro, buses and taxi.

 

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Dubai Airport

Address:
PO Box 2525,
Dubai,
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Tel:+971 (0)4 2162525

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 Location Details

Longitude:55° 21' 28'' E
Latitude:25° 15' 0'' N
IATA code:DXB
ICAO code:OMDB

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