Dubai Airport

Airport Information

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Dubai International Airport is the main airport of the Emirate of Dubai which is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. The Airport is situated in the district of Al Garhoud which lies around 4km or 2.5 miles southeast of Dubai city centre.

Dubai International Airport handles close to 90 million passengers, 2.65 million tonnes of cargo and registers over 400,000 aircraft movements every year!

The airport has the largest solar energy system in the region as part of Dubai’s goal to reduce 30% of the city energy consumption by 2030.

Dubai Airport is where the home base for Emirates is located which actually handles around 50 percent of all passenger traffic. The dedicated Emirates hub at Terminal 3 is the largest within the Middle East & Africa. Budget carrier Flydubai also has their base at the airport which handles around 10 percent of passenger traffic at DXB.

The Airport consists of 3 terminals and has a total capacity of 90 million passengers annually. Terminal 3 is the second largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport terminal in the world

Dubai International Airport deals with approximately 6,500 weekly flights operated by 140 airlines to over 250 destinations across every continent.

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