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Dubai International Airport Code DXB

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LAT / LON 25°15'10"N / 55°21'51"E


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Station ID: OMDB
Observation Time: 06/05/2021 3:37 pm

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About Dubai International Airport Code

Dubai International Airport code is DXB (Dubai Airport Code). Dubai ICAO code of the airport is OMDB and the Dubai IATA code of the airport is DXB. This airport is located at a height of 19 meters above sea level.

About Dubai International Airport (Dubai Airport Code – DXB)

Regarded as the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic, Dubai International Airport (DXB airport) is an architectural wonder. It handles the highest number of Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements.  A perfect example of beauty and strength, this facility houses the world’s largest terminal Terminal 3. 

Dubai International Airport (DXB airport) is a home to Emirates Airline that accounts for more than 50% total of total passenger traffic. It is a huge economic contributor as well generating more than USD 26.7 million by employing 90,000 people directly and indirectly. It is believed that in 2020 the airport has increased Dubai’s economy by 37.5%. 

The Dubai international airport zip code is 00000.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) Runways

Dubai International Airport (DXB) features two state-of-the-art runways: 

  • 12L/30R 4,000 m asphalt
  • 12R/30L 4,450 m asphalt

These two runways handle 373,261 aircraft movements along with 2,514,918 metric tonnes of cargo. 

Dubai International Airport (DXB) Terminals

There are three terminals at the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. 

Terminal 1

Used by more than 100 airlines,  Terminal 1 has a capacity of 15 million passengers. There are 221 check-in desks spread across an area of the 520,000-meter square. 

Terminal 2

Spread across an area of 47,000-meter square, Terminal 2 can handle 10 million passengers annually. More than 50 airlines use this facility to their destinations in India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Afghanistan. 

Terminal 3

These USD 4.5 billion facilities are used exclusively by Emirates. It handles over 65 million passengers annually. It features 20 Airbus A380 gates. 

Nearest Airports to Dubai International Airport (Dubai Airport Code – DXB)

  • Sharjah International Airport 40 km
  • Dubai World Center-Al Maktoum International Airport 61 km 
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport 122 km 
  • Bateen Airport 142 km 
  • Al-Ain International Airport 150 km 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Dubai International Airport (DXB)

  • Emirates Airline
  • Emirates SkyCargo
  • Flydubai 
  • Air Canada 
  • Air France
  • Air India 
  • Air China 
  • Animawings
  • Ariana Afghan Airlines 
  • Arkia
  • Azur Air 
  • Azur Air Ukraine

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
12R-30L 13,124 ft 196 ft Asphalt Yes
12L-30R 13,124 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes

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