[79], The 87-metre-tall (285 ft) airport traffic control tower (ATCT) was constructed as part of phase two of the then[clarification needed]-development plan. This runway, located 360 m (1,180 ft) north of the existing runway and parallel to it and is equipped with the latest meteorological, airfield lighting and instrument landing systems to give the airport a Category II classification. Dubai Duty Free Company announced annual sales of Dhs5.9 billion (US$1.6 billion) in 2012, representing a 10 per cent increase on the previous year. Dubai’s airport of the future is now a reality. [citation needed] The Empire Flying Boats also started operating once a week flying east to Karachi and west to Southampton, England. The concourse opened on 2 January 2013 and was built at a cost of US$3.3 billion. The three passenger terminals have a total handling capacity of around 80  million passengers a year. The 4,500 m × 60 m (14,800 ft × 200 ft) runway was completed in 600 days and subsequently underwent tests over the following six to eight months in order to fulfil its CAT III-C requirements. Several large warehouses and hangars line the westernmost part of the airport. The next step was the reconfiguration of the runways, already part of phase 2, and aprons and taxiways were expanded and strengthened in 2003–2004. New Concourse A constructed, enabling the airport to have a capacity of 80 million passengers. Capacity was increased to allow for 10 million passengers, an increase of 5 million.[91]. Smartworld, the leading systems integrator and smart solutions provider, completed a Wide CNE/SCN/WDN & SD PROJECT for Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA). Emirates Airline continues to maintain a presence in Concourse C, operating 12 gates at the concourse as well as the Emirates First Class and Business Class Lounges. [22], Al Maktoum International Airport will have a total of 100,000 parking slots for automobile vehicles for its employees, Dubai residents, tourists, and other users. Dubai: The newly-opened Route 2020 on Dubai Metro’s Red Line will soon be connected with Al Maktoum International Airport, a top official from the Roads and Transport Authority confirmed. According to Dubai Airport officials, plans for Terminal 4 had begun and extensions would be made to Terminal 3. Concourse C became part of Terminal 3 in 2016 after concourse D opened. By 1969, the airport was served by 9 airlines serving some 20 destinations. Dubai Airport has numerous business centres located around the airport. [84], In May 2011, Paul Griffiths, chief executive of Dubai Airports revealed the Dubai Airport masterplan. [189] A senior Dubai judge was quoted on 11 February 2008, by Seven Days saying, "These laws help discourage anyone from carrying or using drugs. [13], Emirates Airline has its hub airport in Dubai International (DXB) and has their own terminal 3 with 3 concourses that they share with flydubai. A new 28 m (92 ft) control tower was also constructed. [78], Paul Griffiths (Dubai Airports' CEO) in his interview to Vision magazine, cited plans to build infrastructure to support the expansion of Emirates and budget airline flydubai, and ascend the ranks of global aviation hubs. Just one year later, Dubai Airport commenced operations. New LED lighting replaced the old tungsten runway lights and new taxiways were constructed enabling an increase in runway capacity. [107], The concourse also includes the Emirates first and Business class lounges, and the Marhaba lounge. [191], Since there are international flights operating out from the airport, the terminals are equipped with immigration processing facilities and security scanning for all passengers including domestic, and regional passengers. [36] The second Metro line, the Green Line, runs near the Airport Free Zone and has served the airport's north-eastern area with the Terminal 2 starting in September 2011.[37]. [102][103] There are also 6 remote lounges for passengers departing on flights parked at 13 remote stands. [33], On 29 October 2010, the airport marked its 50th anniversary. [citation needed] The total cost of the airport has been estimated by the Dubai government to be $82 billion. [5][clarification needed] It will cover an area of 14,000 hectares (35,000 acres). These interlinked hangars will stretch from end-to-end of the westernmost runway. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. This is now in your Top Picks! Emirates Airlines has over 2000 Airport Services employees current serving the airport. [39], In September 2012, Dubai Airports changed the names of concourses to make it easier for passengers to navigate the airport. [109], There is a direct connection to Sheikh Rashid Terminal (Concourse C) located at the control tower structure through passenger walkways. Emirates cut 5,000 flights and grounded over 20 aircraft during the period. New Executive Flights Centre facility launched. Holiday Inn Dubai invites dedicated, passionate, creative and committed candidates to join their team for the following vacant positions: The construction of a new terminal building consisting of a three-storey building 110 m (360 ft) long and included an enclosed floor area of 13,400 m2 (144,000 sq ft). [26], Expansion continued in the early 1970s including ILS Category II equipment, lengthening existing runway to 12,500 ft (3,810 m), installation of a non-directional beacon (NDB), diesel generators, taxiways, etc. The concourse is 0.8 km (0.50 mi) in length and connects to the check-in area by a 0.3 km (0.19 mi) tunnel containing moving walkways (conveyor belt/travelators). The runways are equipped with four sets of ILS to guide landing aircraft safely under very poor weather conditions. The Department of Civil Aviation has said that Terminal 2 will be continuously upgraded and expanded to bring the total capacity of the airport from the initial 75 million passengers to 80 million passenger capacity by 2012.[35]. Find all the transport options for your trip from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) right here. The Red Line has a station at each of Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. $540 million phase 1 launched. Dubai Airports delivers a world-class experience for customers by providing safe, secure and environmentally responsible airports. [197], The Purple and Blue Lines are under construction and these two lines will also have a station.[198]. Each of these is capable of housing A380 aircraft. In 2013 Dubai Airports announced an 80-day runway refurbishment program which started on 1 May 2014 and was completed on 21 July 2014. Al Maktoum International Airport will be linked to the existing Dubai International Airport by a proposed high-speed express rail system, and served by the Dubai Metro and a dedicated Dubai World Central light railway. Dubai's Emirates airline will move its base from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Al Maktoum International airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) by 2025, a top government official said. Emirates Airline operates from only Terminal 3. On Wednesday, 24 February 2016, Concourse D officially opened with the first British Airways flight arriving at gate D8.[87]. Visit DWC airport website Driving directions . [187] As of August 2009, Dubai Duty Free was the biggest single airport retail operation in the world ahead of London's Heathrow and Seoul's Incheon airports. US$225 million VIP Pavilion for the Dubai Royal Wing opens in July. On leaving the DWC - Al Maktoum International Airport complex, continue to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd. [32], On 30 May 2008, a topping out ceremony was conducted. With the changes made, the airport does not expect embarking and disembarking passengers and baggage from the A380 to take longer than it does for Boeing 747-400s, which carry fewer passengers. Al Maktoum International Airport (IATA: DWC, ICAO: OMDW), also known as Dubai World Central, is an international airport in Jebel Ali, 37 kilometres (23 mi) southwest of Dubai, United Arab Emirates that opened on 27 June 2010. The hold rooms themselves have been enlarged to cater for the larger number of passengers flying the A380s. Terminals 1 and 3 cater to international passengers, whilst Terminal 2 is for budget passengers and passengers flying to the subcontinent and Persian Gulf region; Terminals 1 and 3 handle 85% of the passenger traffic and the Executive Flights terminal is for the higher-end travelers and important guests. During the second half of the 1960s several extensions, equipment upgrades like a VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) and an instrument landing system (ILS), as well as new buildings, were constructed. The airport is expected to be able to accommodate up to 160 million passengers. Doha followed it with 2,355,959. [189] A number of travellers have been held pending charge while Dubai authorities test their possessions, blood and urine for any trace of contraband. The Cargo Mega Terminal, which will have the capacity to handle 3 million tonnes of cargo a year, is a major development; it is going to be built in the long term. The airport has a projected annual capacity of 12 million tonnes (12,000,000 long tons; 13,000,000 short tons) of freight and between 160 million[6] and 260 million passengers. [96], In arrivals, the terminal contains 72 immigration counters and 14 baggage carousels. [193] Growth slowed down in 2014 due to the 80-day runway resurfacing project, which saw DXB operate with only one runway between May and July. [106], Concourse B is directly connected to terminal 3 and is dedicated exclusively to Emirates. [10] It was planned to be the largest airport in the world in terms of freight handled, moving up to 12 million tonnes (12,000,000 long tons; 13,000,000 short tons) per year in 2013. DWC Al Maktoum International Airport Departures Arrivals Live flight Departures ⭐ flight status information ️ for Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC). [110] On 20 December 2018 the airport celebrated its one billionth passenger. The expansion of Dubai’s second airport, Al Maktoum International, to handle 120 million passengers a year by 2025 has been delayed, according to sources familiar with the matter, as … [30], Dubai Airport has three passenger terminals. These included the building of 29 gates capable of handling the large aircraft, five of which are in Terminal 3 and two are in Terminal 1. Check our live COVID-19 map for Iran travel restrictions, and to find out if you'll need to quarantine on arrival.We try to be as accurate as possible, but things can change fast. [108], The total retail area at the concourse is 120,000 m2 (1,300,000 sq ft), which also includes 18 restaurants within the food court. It also contains a hotel, business center, health club, exchanges, dining and entertainment facilities, internet services, medical centre, post office and a prayer room. [115], Dubai Airport has constructed a flower centre to handle flower imports and exports, as Dubai is a major hub for the import and export of flowers, and the airport required a specialist facility since these products need special conditions. Phase 1 included the construction for the first passenger terminal, the first runway, 70 aircraft parking bays, support facilities and structures, including large maintenance hangar, the first fire station, workshops, and administrative offices, an airfreight complex, two cargo agents' buildings, in-flight catering kitchens and an 87 m (285 ft) control tower. Concourse A is connected to the terminal via a Terminal 3 APM. They have to make use of Taxi service or public transport available outside. The airport has over 26,000 m2 (280,000 sq ft) of retail space spread between its three main terminals and includes many shopping and eating outlets. Due to extra congestion on one runway, all freighter, charter and general aviation flights were diverted to Al Maktoum International Airport. [14] The airport officially opened for passenger flights on 26 October 2013 with Nas Air and Wizz Air as the two carriers to operate from the airport. The terminal became operational on 14 October 2008, with Emirates Airline (EK2926) from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, being the first flight to arrive at the new terminal and EK843 to Doha, Qatar being the first departing flight. Al Maktoum International Airport intends to handle all types of aircraft. Follow Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd, Seih Shuaib - Al Fayah Truck Rd & Dubai - Ghweifat International Highway (Sheikh Zayed Rd - E11) to the Dubai Parks & Resorts complex. Arrivals will also see improvements to help reduce waiting times. The airport handled 2.37 million tonnes of air cargo in 2014, a decrease of 3.1 per cent over 2013, making it the sixth-busiest airfreight hub in the world and the busiest in the Middle East. The next phase of development was the second runway, which was completed three months ahead of schedule and opened in April 1984. Dubai Duty Free recorded more than 23.5 million transactions in 2012. During the 1980s, Dubai was a stopping point for airlines such as Air India, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and others traveling between Asia and Europe that needed a refueling point in the Persian Gulf. [122] Airlines will be required to reduce flight operations at DXB due to single runway operations. In this paper, the author is will critically review this important fixture of global trade in Dubai. Dubai Buses operated by RTA run a number of routes to the city, but mainly Deira, and are available at the Airport Ground Transportation centre and the Arrivals at every terminal. [21] Up to four aircraft will be able to land simultaneously. In addition to a wide array of duty-free shops and eating outlets, Dubai Airport has two open-air garden areas. [99], Concourse A, part of Terminal 3, opened 2 January 2013,[100] has a capacity of 19 million passengers and is connected to the two major public levels of Terminal 3 via Terminal 3 APM in addition to the vehicular and baggage handling system utility tunnels for further transfer. This work made handling the Boeing 747 and Concorde possible. Rome2rio makes travelling from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) easy. Restaurants in Al Maktoum International Airport; Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai Restaurants - Menus, Reviews, Photos for Restaurants, Pubs, Lounges, and Bars in Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai. In 2014, India was DXB's biggest destination with 8.91 million passengers. The total built-up area is 540,000 m2 (5,800,000 sq ft). The airport is served by the Government owned Dubai Taxi Agency, which provides 24-hour service at the arrivals in every terminal. Concourse B includes five aerobridges that are capable of handling the new Airbus A380. Passenger growth at the airport has been growing at an average rate of 18%. [67], The Government of Dubai provides short and long range search and rescue services, police support, medical evacuation and general purpose flights for the airport and all VIP flights to the airport. The gates in Terminal 2 were changed and are now numbered F1 to F6. [90], Terminal 2 has undergone a major refurbishment recently, extending check-in and boarding facilities, changing the interior and exterior décor, and offering more dining choices to passengers. [24], The inauguration was on 15 May 1966 and was marked by the visits of the first big jets of Middle East Airlines and Kuwait Airways Comets. [needs update][9], The project was originally expected to be fully operational by 2017, although the 2007–2012 global financial crisis subsequently postponed the completion of the complex to 2027. Situated beside Terminal 2 is the Executive Flights Terminal, which has its own check-in facilities for premium passengers and where transportation to aircraft in any of the other terminals is by personal buggy. This is because generally many UAE locals prefer to work in government companies, instead of private firms or blue collar jobs. Various lounge areas are provided, some including children's play areas or televisions showing news, movies and sports channels. The airport has seen over 402 million passengers at an average annual growth rate of 15.5% and handled over 3.87 million aircraft at an average annual growth rate of 12.4%.[34]. The entire facility (with the exception of the offices) will be maintained at an ambient temperature of just 2 to 4 °C (36 to 39 °F).[118]. Al Maktoum International Airport, located in Jebel Ali, 37 kilometres southwest of Dubai, opened in June 2010, and has attracted only a few global commercial airlines so far. [68], Dubai International Airport was conceptualized to function as Dubai's primary airport and the region's busiest for the foreseeable future without the need for relocation or the building of another airport when passenger figures increased. With the arrival of the Airbus A380, the airport made modifications costing $230 million. The line began service on 9 September 2009, and opened in phases over the next year. If completed as planned, the airport will have an annual cargo capacity of 12 million tonnes (12,000,000 long tons; 13,000,000 short tons), and a passenger capacity of 160 to 260 million people per year. Built south of the city, close to the fast growing areas of “new Dubai”, DWC lies at the heart of an entire airport city. Dubai World Central (DWC), also known as Al Maktoum International Airport, embarked on an expansion project undertaken by The Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), an autonomous entity responsible for the planning and development of Dubai’s airports. Smartworld successfully completed the implementation of IT Systems for Al Maktoum International Airport. Bus stations are situated opposite both Terminal 1, 2 and 3. The expansion of Dubai's second airport, Al Maktoum International, to handle 120 million passengers a year by 2025 has been delayed, according to sources familiar with the matter. [9] The passenger terminal at this phase is designed to have a capacity of 5 million passengers per year. Costing $10 million, the gates will enable passengers to get on the upper cabin of the new 555-seater aircraft directly from the gate hold rooms. [121], Dubai Airports plans to close the southern runway (12R/30L) for complete resurfacing and replacement of the airfield lighting and supporting infrastructure. Phase 1 of the cargo mega terminal was completed by 2004 and the next phase of expansion was scheduled for completion in late 2007. The completion of the mega terminal will be no later than 2018. Most of them were released some days later and those who were not local were then deported from Dubai. The nearest airport is Al Maktoum International, 15 km from Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport, and the property offers a free airport shuttle service. [30] Terminal 1 has one concourse (concourse D), Terminal 2 is set apart from the other two main buildings and Terminal 3 is divided into Concourse A, B, and C. The cargo terminal is capable of handling 3 million tonnes of cargo annually and a general aviation terminal (GAT) is close by. The Civil Aviation Authority of Dubai manages the overall safety and security of the airport. Concourse D will be completed with a capacity of 15 million passengers. Three turning-areas, an apron and small terminal completed the airport that was constructed by Costain. The airport projects that international passenger and cargo traffic will increase at an average annual growth rate of 7.2% and 6.7%, respectively, and that by 2020 passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport will reach 98.5 million and cargo volumes will top 4.1 million tonnes. Opening of Emirates Flight Catering Centre, capable of producing 115,000 meals per day. As of January 2016, there are over 7,700 weekly flights operated by 140 airlines to over 270 destinations across all inhabited continents. The airport will complement Dubai International Airport, some 40 km (25 mi) away. [88] The 3,600-square-metre (39,000 sq ft) extension included a larger arrivals hall as well. [205][206] The series returned for a second season in 2014 and a third in 2015. It is expected to be the second-largest airport in the world by physical size, though not by passenger metrics. 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. The concourse includes over 17 food and beverage cafes and restaurants, with the food court being located on the Departures Level. This upgrade will boost safety, service and capacity levels at DXB. 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