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Dubai Internaitional Airport

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXBICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي‎) is a internaitional airport servin Dubai. It is a major airline hub in the Middle East, an is the main airport o Dubai.[3] It is situatit in the Al Garhoud destrict, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east[1] o Dubai.[4] The airport is operatit bi the Dubai Airports Company an is the hame base o Dubai's internaitional airlines, Emirates, FlyDubai an Emirates SkyCargo; the Emirates hub is the lairgest airline hub in the Middle East; Emirates handles 64 per cent o aw passenger traffec, an accoonts for aboot 50 per cent o aw aircraft muivements at the airport.[5]

Dubai International Airport
مطار دبي الدولي
Airport teepPublic
AwnerGovernment of Dubai
OperatorDubai Airports Company
ServesDubai, Unitit Arab Emirates
LocationAl Garhoud
Hub for
Time zoneUAE Staundart Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL62 ft / 19 m
Coordinates25°15′10″N 055°21′52″E / 25.25278°N 55.36444°E / 25.25278; 55.36444Coordinates: 25°15′10″N 055°21′52″E / 25.25278°N 55.36444°E / 25.25278; 55.36444
OMDB is locatit in United Arab Emirates
Location in the UAE
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
12L/30R 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
12R/30L 4,450 14,600 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Cargo (metric tonnes)2,435,567
Sources: UAE AIP,[1] ACI[2]

Dubai Airport is spread ower a aurie o 8,500 acres (3,400 ha) o laund. In 2013 DXB handled a record 66.4 million in passenger traffec, a 15.2 per cent increase ower 2012.[6] This made it the 7t busiest airport in the warld bi passenger traffec[7] an the 2nt busiest airport in the warld bi internaitional passenger traffec.[8] In addeetion tae bein a important passenger traffec hub, the airport wis the 5t busiest cargo airport in warld, handlin 2.44 million tonnes o cargo in 2013.[9]