Dubai Internaitional Airport

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Dubai International Airport
مطار دبي الدولي
Summary
Airport teep Public
Awner Government of Dubai
Operator Dubai Airports Company
Serves Dubai, Unitit Arab Emirates
Location Al Garhoud
Hub for
Time zone UAE Staundart Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL 62 ft / 19 m
Coordinates 25°15′10″N 055°21′52″E / 25.25278°N 55.36444°E / 25.25278; 55.36444Coordinates: 25°15′10″N 055°21′52″E / 25.25278°N 55.36444°E / 25.25278; 55.36444
Wabsteid www.dubaiairport.com
Map
OMDB is locatit in United Arab Emirates
OMDB
OMDB
Location in the UAE
Runways
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
12L/30R 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
12R/30L 4,450 14,600 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 66,431,533
Cargo (metric tonnes) 2,435,567
Sources: UAE AIP,[1] ACI[2]

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXBICAO: 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.[3] It is situatit in the Al Garhoud destrict, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) east[1] o Dubai.[4] 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.[5]

Dubai Airport is spread ower a aurie o 8,500 acres (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.[6] This made it the 7t busiest airport in the warld bi passenger traffec[7] an the 2nt busiest airport in the warld bi internaitional passenger traffec.[8] 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.[9]


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