Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport

Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport (IATA: DWCICAO: OMDW) is the offeecial name o a major internaitional airport in Jebel Ali, 20 nautical miles (37 km; 23 mi) sooth wast[2] o Dubai, Unitit Arab Emirates that opened on 27 Juin 2010.[1] Previous wirkin names hae includit "Jebel Ali Internaitional Airport", "Jebel Ali Airport City", an "Dubai World Central Internaitional Airport". It haes been namit efter the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the umwhile ruler o Dubai. It will be the main pairt o Dubai World Central, a planned residential, commercial an logistics complex scheme. World Central is the warld's first truly integratit logistics platform,[3] wi maist transport modes, logistics an value-addit services, includin manufacturin an assembly, in a single free economic zone.[4] The new airport will cover an area of 55,000 acres (220 km2). The airport is referred tae as "the warld’s first purpose-built aerotropolis",[5] with a projected annual capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tonnes (12,000,000 long tons; 13,000,000 short tons) of freight.[6]

Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport
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Summary
Airport teepPublic
AwnerGovrenment o Dubai
OperatorDubai Airports Company
ServesDubai
LocationJebel Ali, Unitit Arab Emirates
Opened27 June 2010[1]
Time zoneUAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates24°55′06″N 55°10′32″E / 24.91833°N 55.17556°E / 24.91833; 55.17556Coordinates: 24°55′06″N 55°10′32″E / 24.91833°N 55.17556°E / 24.91833; 55.17556
Wabsteidwww.dwc.ae
Map
OMDW is locatit in United Arab Emirates
OMDW
OMDW
Location in the UAE
Runways
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
12/30 4,900 16,076 Asphalt
Sources: UAE AIP[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Dubai World Central celebrates inauguration of Al Maktoum International Airport at the Wayback Machine (archived 20100831130710)
  2. 2.0 2.1 United Arab Emirates AIP (login required)
  3. Two more firsts from Dubai at the Wayback Machine (archived 20100314073129)
  4. "A whole new world". venturemagazine - Ventureonline. Schofield Publishing Ltd. 20 Jun 2007. Archived frae the oreeginal on 23 23 Nov 2013. Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  5. "Dubai World Central announces key MRO partnerships at Dubai Airshow". Emirates 24/7. Dubai: Dubai Media Incorporated. 21 Nov 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 23 Nov 2013. Retrieved 23 Nov 2013.
  6. "AIRPORT BUILT FOR THE FUTURE". dwc.ae - Dubai World Central. Dubai World Central. Archived frae the oreeginal on 23 Nov 2013.