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 mile (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
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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 acre (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]


  1. a b United Arab Emirates AIP (login required)
  2. "Preliminary 2012 World Airport Traffic and Rankings". Retrieved 29 Mairch 2013.
  3. "Massive Dubai airport may delay opening again". MSNBC. 2009. Retrieved 30 February 2009. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "Dubai International Airport". World Airport Guide. Archived frae the original on 8 November 2006. Retrieved 12 August 2008.
  6. "Dubai Airport traffic up 15.2 pct in 2013, may soon pass Heathrow". Reuters. 29 Januar 2014.