Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport

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Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport
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Summary
Airport teepPublic
AwnerGovrenment o Dubai
OperatorDubai Airports Company
ServesDubai
LocationJebel Ali, Unitit Arab Emirates
Opened27 June 2010[1]
Time zoneUAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)
Elevation AMSL170  ft / 52 m
Coordinates24°55′06″N 55°10′32″E / 24.91833°N 55.17556°E / 24.91833; 55.17556Coordinates: 24°55′06″N 55°10′32″E / 24.91833°N 55.17556°E / 24.91833; 55.17556
Wabsteidwww.dwc.ae
Map
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Runways
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
12/30 4,900 16,076 Asphalt
Sources: UAE AIP[2]

Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum Internaitional Airport (IATA: DWCICAO: OMDW) is the offeecial name o a major internaitional airport in Jebel Ali, 20 nautical mile (37 km; 23 mi) sooth wast[2] o Dubai, Unitit Arab Emirates that opened on 27 Juin 2010.[1] Previous wirkin names hae includit "Jebel Ali Internaitional Airport", "Jebel Ali Airport City", an "Dubai World Central Internaitional Airport". It haes been namit efter the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the umwhile ruler o Dubai. It will be the main pairt o Dubai World Central, a planned residential, commercial an logistics complex scheme. World Central is the warld's first truly integratit logistics platform,[3] wi maist transport modes, logistics an value-addit services, includin manufacturin an assembly, in a single free economic zone.[4] The new airport will cover an area of 55,000 acre (220 km2). The airport is referred tae as "the warld’s first purpose-built aerotropolis",[5] with a projected annual capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tonne (12,000,000 long ton; 13,000,000 short ton) of freight.[6]

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  1. a b "Dubai World Central celebrates inauguration of Al Maktoum International Airport". Archived frae the original on 31 August 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  2. a b United Arab Emirates AIP (login required)
  3. "Two more firsts from Dubai". Archived frae the original on 14 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. "A whole new world". venturemagazine - Ventureonline. Schofield Publishing Ltd. 20 Jun 2007. Archived frae the original on 23 23 Nov 2013. Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  5. "Dubai World Central announces key MRO partnerships at Dubai Airshow". Emirates 24/7. Dubai: Dubai Media Incorporated. 21 November 2013. Archived frae the original on 23 November 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2013.
  6. "AIRPORT BUILT FOR THE FUTURE". dwc.ae - Dubai World Central. Dubai World Central. Archived frae the original on 23 November 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2014.