Pictures: Dubai’s New Al Maktoum International Airport

Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central begins passenger services on October 27.

By
Aarti Nagraj
October 27, 2013

Dubai World Central opens its doors to passenger services today with Wizz Air as the launch airline.
Check-in counters at the new airport. Construction of DWC’s passenger terminal building was completed in 2012.
The airport is serviced by one A380 capable runway, 64 remote aircraft stands and currently has capacity for up to seven million passengers per year.
Dubai Duty Free counters at the new Al Maktoum airport. The new facility is equipped to offer retail, food and beverage amenities.
Upon completion in the mid 2020s, DWC will become the world’s largest airport with an ultimate capacity of 160 million passengers.
When fully ready, DWC will have up to four passenger terminals.
Costs for the entire DWC development (including all clusters) has been estimated at over $32 billion (approximately Dhs120 billion).
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Pictures courtesy: Dubai Airports

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