|Dubai International Airport|
مطار دبي الدولي
|Awner||Government of Dubai|
|Operator||Dubai Airports Company|
|Serves||Dubai, Unitit Arab Emirates|
|Time zone||UAE Staundart Time (UTC+04:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||62 ft / 19 m|
Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: 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. It is situatit in the Al Garhoud destrict, 2.5 nautical mile (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east o Dubai. 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.
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. This made it the 7t busiest airport in the warld bi passenger traffec an the 2nt busiest airport in the warld bi internaitional passenger traffec. 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.
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