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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):

  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) has 2 runways.
  • 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 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.
  • Dubai International is an important contributor to the Dubai economy, employing approximately 58,000 people, and indirectly supports over 250,000 jobs in Dubai and contributes over US$22 billion to the GDP, which represents around 19 per cent of total employment in Dubai, and 28 per cent of Dubai’s GDP.
  • With the expansion of the Airport Fire Services it was necessary to find more suitable accommodation and a hangar style building was made available to them at the end of 1976.
  • In addition to being known as "Dubai International Airport", another name for DXB is "مطار دبي الدولي".
  • The closest airport to Dubai International Airport (DXB) is Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) ENE of DXB.
  • Construction of the airport was ordered by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in 1959.
  • Dubai International Airport handled 66,431,533 passengers last year.
  • Dubai International Airport was conceptualised to function as Dubai's primary airport and the region's busiest for the foreseeable future without the need for relocation or the building of another airport when passenger figures increased.
  • The Cargo Mega Terminal, which will have the capacity to handle 3 million tonnes of cargo a year, is a major development.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport