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The New Dubai Airport:

Al Maktoum International Airport
Dubai's new airport announced in 2016 that the Al Maktoum Airport will get a massive $32 billion expansion project. This new expansion will make it world's biggest airport and will be second major international airport along with the seaside emirates. The Al Maktoum Airport will act as the focal point for the world air travel, for the eastern and western countries. 
Al Maktoum International Airport
The area of the airport is around 54 sq mile including all the commercial, residential and state of the art cargo and air passenger facilities. The airport once completed will handle the busiest air traffic. The project will take around 6 more years to complete, as there was global financial crisis subsequently postponed its completion to 2026-2027, and once completed can handle 100 Airbus A380 Super Jumbo simultaneously.

The airport will include:

  • 3 passenger terminal, one dedicated to only Emirates, the second to other carries and last one for low cost carries.
  • 5 Runways (Initially planned for 6 Runways)
  • Concourse's
  • Hotels and Malls
  • The only airport which can handle A, B, C and Airbus A380 aircraft's.
Al Maktoum International Airport
The airport will be connected to existing Dubai International Airport by a high speed express rail system and Dubai Metro. As the airport is near logistic hub, golf resort and trade and exhibition center, it will provide easy passage. The Al Maktoum International Airport will have an estimated 1 lakh parking slots for automobile vehicles for employees and other tourist. The Airport will have several warehouses and hangars that can also accommodate A380 aircraft.


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