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Dublin Airport Code DUB

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 53°25'16"N / -6°-16'-12"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: EIDW
Observation Time: 28/05/2021 6:00 am

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About Dublin Airport Code

Dublin Airport code is DUB. This airport derives its three-letter IATA code from the capital city of Ireland Dublin. Its elevation above sea level is 74 meters. 

About Dublin Airport (DUB)

Dublin Airport (DUB) is one of the busiest airports in the world. It served nearly 33 million passengers in 2019, which was also the busiest year for the airport. It is Ireland’s busiest airport and the 12th busiest in Europe. 

It is a hub for Aer Lingus, Stobart Air, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier Ryanair, and ASL Airlines Ireland. 

Dublin Airport (DUB) Runways

Dublin Airport (DUB) is serviced by three world-class runways out of which one is under construction: 

10R/28L 2,637 m asphalt 

16/34 2,072 m asphalt 

These two runways handle 226,181 aircraft movements annually. 

Dublin Airport (DUB) Terminal

Dublin Airport (DUB) features two world-class terminals to service its nearly 33 million passengers yearly.

Terminal 1 

This facility commenced operations in 1972. It had an initial capacity of 5 million passengers, which, over the years, has increased leading to several renovations. 

Terminal 2 

Spread across an area of 75,000-meter square, this facility serves as a parking space for a fleet of over 27 aircraft. It has the capacity to handle 15 million passengers annually. 

Nearest Airports to Dublin Airport (DUB)

  • 172 km Belfast International Airport.
  • 174 km George Best Belfast City Airport.
  • 193 km Waterford Airport.
  • 216 km Ireland West Airport Knock.
  • 235 km Shannon Airport.
  • 240 km City of Derry Airport.

Major Airlines Operating from Dublin Airport (DUB)

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aer Lingus Regional 
  • Aeroflot
  • airBaltic
  • Air Canada
  • Air France
  • Air Moldova
  • Air Transat
  • AlbaStar
  • American Airlines 
  • Blue Air
  • Blue Islands 
  • British Airways
  • Croatia Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10-28 8,652 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
11-29 4,393 ft 200 ft Asphalt No
16-34 6,798 ft 200 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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