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About Dubai Airport (DXB)
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
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Dubai Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB), is an airport serving the Dubai area in United Arab Emirates. Scroll down or click here to see what Dubai Airport shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities we have in our Duty Free Information 2022 Database.
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 2,900 hectares (7,200 acres) of land. 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 around 65% 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 11.6% of passenger traffic and 25% of aircraft movements at DXB. The airport consists of three terminals and has a total capacity of 90 million passengers annually. Terminal 3 is the second largest building in the world by floor space and the largest airport terminal in the world. As of January 2016, there are over 7,700 weekly flights operated by 140 airlines to over 270 destinations across all six inhabited continents.
Dubai International is an important contributor to the Dubai economy, employing 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.
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Latest articles about Dubai Airport
Dubai Airports has issued a passenger advisory alerting travellers about Dubai International (DXB) getting exceptionally busy over the next two weeks as a result of schools breaking for summer and the Eid Al Adha holidays. According to the operator, some 2.4 million passengers are expected to pass through DXB between June 24 and July 4, […]
UAE. Dubai International Airport (DXB) has recorded its busiest quarter since 2020, handling 13.6m passengers in Q1 this year. This makes it the second consecutive quarter when passenger traffic at DXB has passed the 10 million mark. Bolstered by 5.5 million in passenger traffic in March, DXB’s passenger numbers for the first quarter were up +15.7% […]
INDIA. Dobbé Cognac has partnered with Cochin Duty Free – a joint venture between Kreol Travel Retail and Dufry – to enter the Indian travel retail market. Dobbé Cognac General Manager Travel Retail Nicolas Stearns said: “We are proud to be stepping into the region. We have chosen Cochin Duty Free as our launchpad to […]
QATAR. First-quarter passenger numbers at Hamad International Airport (HIA) soared +162% year-on-year to 7.14 million. HIA – which added three new passenger destinations in the quarter to the 153 it previously served – saw a total of 48,680 aircraft movements across the period (take-offs and landings), up +30% over Q1 2021. The five-busiest departing destinations […]
flydubai will operate flights to selected destinations from Dubai World Central (DWC) for a 45-day period from 09 May to 22 June 2022 during the northern runway refurbishment project at Dubai International. At DWC, passengers will continue to benefit from all the convenient travel services offered by flydubai. Flights to all other flydubai destinations will […]
In response to growing passenger demand for air travel, Emirates will double its flights between Algiers and Dubai from two to four weekly, starting 1 May 2022. The service currently between Algiers and Dubai will no longer be linked with Tunis, offering more flexibility and convenience to travel to Dubai and onwards to Emirates’ extensive […]