Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the 6th busiest cargo airport in world and the busiest hub for the Airbus A380. In 2015, DXB handled 78 million passengers, 2.51 million tonnes of cargo and registered 403,517 aircraft movements.

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 about 45% 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 at DXB. The airport consists of three terminals and has a total capacity of 75 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.

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Khaleejtimes 21 Apr 2024
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Former UAE academy head coach Qasim Ali sees new charges Kuwait win in ACC Premier Cup

The National 15 Apr 2024
For much of the recent past, he had played an integral role preparing the brightest young talents in the UAE for international cricket as the head coach at the ICC Academy in Dubai ... At the ICC Academy, his place of work was among the leading cricket training facilities in the ......

Top things to do in the UAE from April 5-7

Khaleejtimes 04 Apr 2024
Watch as local teams like Barca Dubai, La Liga, and Dubai City face off against international academies such as Newcastle FC and Norwich FC from the UK, as well as Atlas FC from Mexico ... This event is free to attend and will run from 9am to 1pm on both days at the Dubai Marina and Al Habtoor City locations....