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DXB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DXB / OMDB
Airport Names:
  1. Dubai International Airport
  2. مطار دبي الدولي
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
GPS Coordinates: 25°15'10"N by 55°21'51"E
Area Served: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Operator/Owner: Government of Dubai
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 62 feet (19 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Dubai International Airport (DXB):

  • In addition to being known as "Dubai International Airport", another name for DXB is "مطار دبي الدولي".
  • The opening of Terminal 2 in 1998 saw the first step of phase 1 of the new development master plan launched in 1997.
  • Because of Dubai International Airport's relatively low elevation of 62 feet, planes can take off or land at Dubai 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.
  • The closest airport to Dubai International Airport (DXB) is Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) ENE of DXB.
  • Dubai International Airport handled 66,431,533 passengers last year.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) has 2 runways.
  • In May 1963 construction of a 9,200 ft asphalt runway started.
  • The furthest airport from Dubai International Airport (DXB) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is located 11,774 miles (18,948 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • The advent of wide body aircraft a need for further airport development in the 1970s which had already been foreseen by the Ruler of Dubai and plans for a new Terminal, runways and taxiways capable of coping with international flights.
  • The proposed 52 km Purple Line will link Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, which is currently being built at Jebel Ali.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dubai International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Dubai International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.85 miles (17.45 km) ENESharjah International Airport (SHJ)Sharjah, United Arab EmiratesView Sharjah International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sharjah International Airport Set SHJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sharjah International Airport
225.96 miles (41.77 km) SSWDubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesView Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport Set DWC as destination Airport Get more information about Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport
339.44 miles (63.47 km) EAjman International Airport (QAJ)Ajman, United Arab EmiratesView Ajman International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ajman International Airport Set QAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Ajman International Airport
443.65 miles (70.25 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 View satellite image of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah) Set RKT as destination Airport Get more information about Ras Al Khaimah International Airport(Ra's al-Khaymah)
560.37 miles (97.15 km) ENEDibba Airport (BYB)Dibba, OmanView Dibba Airport on a map View satellite image of Dibba Airport Set BYB as destination Airport Get more information about Dibba Airport
660.79 miles (97.83 km) EFujairah International Airport (FJR)Fujairah, United Arab EmiratesView Fujairah International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fujairah International Airport Set FJR as destination Airport Get more information about Fujairah International Airport
770.18 miles (112.94 km) SSEAl-Ain International Airport (AAN)Al Ain, United Arab EmiratesView Al-Ain International Airport on a map View satellite image of Al-Ain International Airport Set AAN as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ain International Airport
872.17 miles (116.14 km) SWAbu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesView Abu Dhabi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Abu Dhabi International Airport Set AUH as destination Airport Get more information about Abu Dhabi International Airport
983.65 miles (134.63 km) NEKhasab Airport (KHS)Khasab, OmanView Khasab Airport on a map View satellite image of Khasab Airport Set KHS as destination Airport Get more information about Khasab Airport
1094.53 miles (152.14 km) NNWBandar Lengeh Airport (BDH)Bandar Lengeh, IranView Bandar Lengeh Airport on a map View satellite image of Bandar Lengeh Airport Set BDH as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Lengeh Airport
11123.06 miles (198.04 km) NWKish International Airport (KIH)Kish Island, IranView Kish International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kish International Airport Set KIH as destination Airport Get more information about Kish International Airport
12149.61 miles (240.77 km) NNEBandar Abbas International Airport (BND)Bandar Abbas, IranView Bandar Abbas International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bandar Abbas International Airport Set BND as destination Airport Get more information about Bandar Abbas International Airport
13164.70 miles (265.05 km) NWLavan Airport (LVP)Lavan Island, IranView Lavan Airport on a map View satellite image of Lavan Airport Set LVP as destination Airport Get more information about Lavan Airport
14177.93 miles (286.36 km) NNWLarestan International Airport (LRR)Lar, IranView Larestan International Airport on a map View satellite image of Larestan International Airport Set LRR as destination Airport Get more information about Larestan International Airport
15196.77 miles (316.68 km) WSWDalma Airport (ZDY)Dalma (island), United Arab EmiratesView Dalma Airport on a map View satellite image of Dalma Airport Set ZDY as destination Airport Get more information about Dalma Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dubai International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Dubai International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,773.75 miles (18,947.96 km) ETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,509.05 miles (18,521.98 km) ESEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
311,499.05 miles (18,505.88 km) ESETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
411,485.10 miles (18,483.43 km) WSWMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataveri International Airport Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
511,444.17 miles (18,417.56 km) ESENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
611,279.33 miles (18,152.27 km) ESEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
711,201.49 miles (18,027.01 km) ESEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map View satellite image of Fangatau Airport Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
811,121.60 miles (17,898.44 km) ESERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map View satellite image of Raroia Airport Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
911,073.29 miles (17,820.69 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1011,010.43 miles (17,719.53 km) SEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map View satellite image of Atuona Airport Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1110,988.54 miles (17,684.30 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1210,939.21 miles (17,604.90 km) ESEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map View satellite image of Fakarava Airport Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1310,879.08 miles (17,508.14 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map View satellite image of Apataki Airport Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1410,859.34 miles (17,476.36 km) ESEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map View satellite image of Manihi Airport Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1510,856.09 miles (17,471.15 km) ESEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map View satellite image of Arutua Airport Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport