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Dubai International Airport

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Airport overview

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي‎) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the third-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the sixth-busiest cargo airport in world, the busiest airport for Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements, and the airport with the highest average number of passengers per flight . In 2017, DXB handled 88 million passengers, 2.65 million tonnes of cargo and registered 409,493 aircraft movements.Dubai International is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east of Dubai and spread over an area of 3,100 acres (1,250 ha) of land. Terminal 3 is the second-largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport terminal in the world.The airport is operated by the Dubai Airports Company and is the home base of Dubai's international airlines, Emirates and flydubai. The Emirates hub is the largest airline hub in the Middle East; Emirates handles 51% of all passenger traffic and accounts for approximately 42% of all aircraft movements at the airport. Dubai Airport is also the base for low-cost carrier flydubai which handles 13% of passenger traffic and 25% of aircraft movements at DXB. The airport has a total capacity of 90 million passengers annually. As of January 2016, there are over 7,700 weekly flights operated by 140 airlines to over 270 destinations across all inhabited continents.Dubai International is an important contributor to the Dubai economy, as it employs approximately 90,000 people, indirectly supports over 400,000 jobs and contributes over US$26.7 billion to the economy, which represents around 27 per cent of Dubai's GDP and 21% of the employment in Dubai. It is predicted that by 2020, the economic contribution of Dubai's aviation sector will rise to 37.5% of the city's GDP and by 2030, the economic impact of aviation is projected to grow to $88.1 billion and support 1.95 million jobs in Dubai or 44.7% of the GDP and 35.1% of the total employment.

Transfers from Dubai International Airport

Suntransfers

Suntransfers offers reliable, low-cost airport transfers by taxis, minivan, minibus and coach.

https://www.suntransfers.com

Public transport to city center of Dubai

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Hotels in nearby areas

Dubai International Terminal Hotel

Dubai

0.4 km from DXB

Premier Inn Dubai International Airport

Dubai

0.8 km from DXB

Airport ranking

88,242,099 passengers in 2017.
3.bussiest airport in the World
2. bussiest airport in Asia
1.bussiest airport in United Arab Emirates

Airport details

Actual time 22:03
Actual date 2018/12/18
 
IATA code DXB
Website http://www.dubaiairports.ae

Car rentals

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