Dubai airport (DXB)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Dubai airport (DXB)

Dubai International Airport, opened in 1960, is the largest in the Middle East. It operates with international destinations in all continents.

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Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1 (international flights), 2 (regional and low-cost flights) and 3 (international flights), open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle service connects the buildings 24 hours a day. Terminals 1 and 3 are also linked by the metro.
Annual passenger traffic: 89.1 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +971 4224 5555. There are information desks both in the Arrivals areas and the Departures Halls of the three terminals.


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

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Car rental agencies

Offices in the Arrivals Halls of the terminals, open around the clock.

Budget (Tel +971 4224 5192 / 505 510 699)
Diamondlease (Tel +971 4220 0325)
Dollar (Tel +971 4224 4885)
Europcar (Tel +971 4224 5240 / 4220 3933)
Fast (Tel +971 4224 5040)
Hertz (Tel +971 4224 5222)
Payless (Tel +971 4224 5192 / 505 510 699)
Sixt (Tel +971 800 7498)


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Parking services at Dubai airport (DXB)

Different parking options are available next to the three terminals, with premium areas next to terminals 1 and 2. Directly in front of the main buildings there are also passenger pick-up and drop-off zones. Rates

Short-term - Recommended for periods of up to five hours, close to the terminal entrances.
Long-term - Regular shuttle services to the terminals.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline prior to their travel and inform about their particular needs. Electric carts are available for people transfer, as well as special waiting lounges and help desks. There are also designated parking spaces.

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Latest updates: June 17, 2019