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Address

Dubai International Airport

Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai International Airport, PO Box 2525, Dubai, UAE

Telephone: (04) 224 5555

Website: www.dubaiairport.com

 
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Airportnews

The new terminal 3 became fully operational in October 2008. Work on a Cargo Mega Terminal has begun. This will be built in phases and is scheduled to be completed by 2018. A metro link with the city is expected to be operational by 2010. Note: Dubai World Central (Al Maktoum) International Airport (DWC) opened June 2010. Passenger flights will begin March 2011. See www.dwc.ae.)

 
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Location

The airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) southeast of Dubai.

 
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How to get there

The Airport Road runs directly southeast from Dubai city centre on the east side of The Creek (Al-Khor). From locations south of Dubai, cross Al-Khor at Al-Garhoud Bridge and drive north, then turn right at the intersection with Airport Road. Terminal 2 is situated to the north of Terminal 1, accessed from Al Towar Road and Rashidiya.

Information about parking possibilities at the Dubai Airport

 
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Access by public transport

Bus:
A bus service (tel: 800 9090; www.rta.ae) runs to the city centre. Bus stations are situated opposite both Terminal 1 and 2. Local buses 4, 11, 15, 33 and 44 connect with Terminal 1, while bus 2 connects with Terminal 2. Dubai International Airport Buses provide air-conditioned transport into the city centre and over 80 hotels.

Taxi:
Prepaid taxis to the city centre can be booked 24 hours a day in the Terminal 1 Arrivals hall.

 
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Information desk

The DTCM Tourist Kiosk (Department of Tourism and Commerce) (tel: (04) 224 5252; www.dubaitourism.ae), in the Terminal 1 Arrivals hall, provides tourist information, maps and tours. The travel desk, situated next to the customs X-ray machines, can arrange hotel reservations. DTCM also opened a tourist info stand in Terminal 3 in September 2009.

 

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