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DWC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DWC / OMDW
Airport Name: Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport
Location: Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
GPS Coordinates: 24°55'5"N by 55°10'32"E
Area Served: Dubai
Operator/Owner: Government of Dubai
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 170 feet (52 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC):

  • Because of Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport's relatively low elevation of 170 feet, planes can take off or land at Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Designed for the future, Al Maktoum International Airport proposes to handle all next-generation aircraft, including the Airbus A380 super-jumbo.
  • The airport will complement Dubai International Airport, some 40 km away.
  • The furthest airport from Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is located 11,789 miles (18,973 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • 2Martinair use aircraft in KLM colour scheme on these routes.
  • The A380-enabled, 4,900 m × 60 m runway was completed within its projected 600 day construction period and subsequently underwent tests over the following six to eight months in order to fulfil its CAT III-C requirements.
  • Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) is Dubai International Airport (DXB), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) NNE of DWC.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.96 miles (41.77 km) NNEDubai International Airport (DXB)Dubai, United Arab EmiratesView Dubai International Airport on a map Set DXB as destination Airport Get more information about Dubai International Airport
235.49 miles (57.12 km) NESharjah International Airport (SHJ)Sharjah, United Arab EmiratesView Sharjah International Airport on a map Set SHJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sharjah International Airport
346.99 miles (75.63 km) SWAbu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesView Abu Dhabi International Airport on a map Set AUH as destination Airport Get more information about Abu Dhabi International Airport
452.92 miles (85.17 km) SSEAl-Ain International Airport (AAN)Al Ain, United Arab EmiratesView Al-Ain International Airport on a map Set AAN as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ain International Airport
557.84 miles (93.08 km) ENEAjman International Airport (QAJ)Ajman, United Arab EmiratesView Ajman International Airport on a map Set QAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Ajman International Airport
667.68 miles (108.92 km) NERas Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah) (RKT)Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab EmiratesView Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah) on a map Set RKT as destination Airport Get more information about Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah)
773.15 miles (117.73 km) EFujairah International Airport (FJR)Fujairah, United Arab EmiratesView Fujairah International Airport on a map Set FJR as destination Airport Get more information about Fujairah International Airport
882.33 miles (132.50 km) NEDibba Airport (BYB)Dibba, OmanView Dibba Airport on a map Set BYB as destination Airport Get more information about Dibba Airport
9109.07 miles (175.53 km) NEKhasab Airport (KHS)Khasab, OmanView Khasab Airport on a map Set KHS as destination Airport Get more information about Khasab Airport
10113.61 miles (182.84 km) NBandar Lengeh Airport (BDH)Bandar Lengeh, IranView Bandar Lengeh Airport on a map Set BDH as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Lengeh Airport
11133.70 miles (215.17 km) NNWKish International Airport (KIH)Kish Island, IranView Kish International Airport on a map Set KIH as destination Airport Get more information about Kish International Airport
12172.86 miles (278.20 km) NWLavan Airport (LVP)Lavan Island, IranView Lavan Airport on a map Set LVP as destination Airport Get more information about Lavan Airport
13175.54 miles (282.50 km) NNEBandar Abbas International Airport (BND)Bandar Abbas, IranView Bandar Abbas International Airport on a map Set BND as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Abbas International Airport
14180.53 miles (290.54 km) WDalma Airport (ZDY)Dalma (island), United Arab EmiratesView Dalma Airport on a map Set ZDY as destination Airport Get more information about Dalma Airport
15196.59 miles (316.37 km) NNWLarestan International Airport (LRR)Lar, IranView Larestan International Airport on a map Set LRR as destination Airport Get more information about Larestan International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,789.42 miles (18,973.19 km) ETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,530.43 miles (18,556.38 km) ESEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
311,516.75 miles (18,534.37 km) ESETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
411,468.75 miles (18,457.12 km) WSWMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
511,463.56 miles (18,448.77 km) ESENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
611,298.87 miles (18,183.73 km) ESEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
711,222.89 miles (18,061.44 km) ESEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
811,142.13 miles (17,931.47 km) ESERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
911,092.92 miles (17,852.27 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1011,035.26 miles (17,759.48 km) SEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1111,006.84 miles (17,713.74 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1210,958.45 miles (17,635.87 km) ESEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1310,898.38 miles (17,539.21 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1410,879.52 miles (17,508.85 km) ESEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1510,875.55 miles (17,502.45 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport