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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 handled 66,431,533 passengers last year.
  • Dubai International Airport is an international airport serving Dubai.
  • With phase 2 of DXB's expansion plan complete, the airport now has three terminals and three concourses, two cargo mega terminals, an airport free zone, an expo centre with three large exhibition halls, a major aircraft maintenance hub and a flower centre to handle perishable goods.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Dubai International Airport (DXB) is Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) ENE of DXB.
  • 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 Airport (DXB) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Dubai International Airport", another name for DXB is "مطار دبي الدولي".
  • Construction of the airport was ordered by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in 1959.
  • During the 1980s, Dubai was a stopping point for airlines such as Air India, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and others travelling between Asia and Europe that needed a refuelling point in the Persian Gulf.

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