Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي‎) is an international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. It is a major aviation hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai[3]. It is situated in the Garhoud district, 4km (2.5 miles) southeast of Dubai.

The airport was built at a cost of some US$5.5 billion and can handle 60 million passengers and 2.1 million tonnes of cargo a year and is expanding to accommodate over 80 million passengers by 2011. When the full expansion program will be completed by 2011, and the airport will have three terminals and three concourses, two cargo mega terminals, an airport free zone, an expo centre with three large exhibition halls, a major aircraft maintenance hub and a flower centre to handle perishable goods. It is one of the busiest airports in the World.

Dubai International Airport

مطار دبي الدولي

Dubai logo





Elevation AMSL: 62 ft / 19 m
Terminals: 3


Air traffic Edit

Many airline operate in Dubai, many which are ~Wings of Asia~ Alliance; the largest Asian Alliance. Most Airlines have routes to Asia and Europe, Mainly; Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, Manila and London-Heathrow. PhilEmirates (PhilNegrense) is expected to launch regional middle east routes by the end 2009 as well as Asian and European routes and will exclusively use the terminal 3. Most busiest routes are mainly to London-Heathrow, Bangkok, and Shanghai-Pudong.

Dubai International Airport Terminal 1 concourse exterior view

Airlines and Destinations Edit

Since there are international flights operating out from the airport, the terminals of the airport are equipped with immigration processing facilities and security scanning for all passengers including domestic, and regional passengers. Terminals 1, and 3 handle 95% of the international flights, whilst Terminal 2 mainly caters to regional flights and international flights routed to other airports in Iran and Saudi Arabia. PhilEmirates will exclusively operate from only Terminal 3.

Interior view of Terminal 3 Arrivals

Terminal 1 Edit

Airline Destinations
Mini London-Heathrow
Duckalo Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
PAL - Philippine Airlines Manila, Shanghai - Pudong, Singapore
Air Charlotte London-Heathrow
AIR Berlin, Hong Kong
Erin Air Transport Moscow
Transcontinental Singapore
Slumdog Airlines Berlin
Thraxland Terror Flights Kiev
flo-air Paris-Charles de Gaulle

Terminal 2 Edit

Airline Destinations
WHY Express Doha

Terminal 3 Edit

Airline Destinations
Emirates Airlines 

Hong Kong, Mumbai, Kaohsiung, Bangkokg, Manila

(all routes will commence next year)

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