Al Maktoum International Airport
Al Maktoum International Airport is one of several international airports that service Dubai World Central (DWC). It is a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai and a master-planned aero-tropolis allowing the economy to increase.
The international airport is now completed and fully operational since 27 Oct. It currently has the capacity to handle 600,000 travellers per year and is open 24 hours a day on an A380-compatible, 4.5 kilometre runway. It is situated to the south of the area of the city dubbed New Dubai.
For guests flying into or out of Al Maktoum International Airport, choose the ideally situated Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City Hotel. With airport transfers available to and from the hotel, travellers can get to their destination without any hassle or stress.
Al Maktoum International Airport, part of Dubai World Central
Al Maktoum International Airport is a feat of engineering and logistics. Planned as the world’s largest cargo and passenger aircraft hub, it is currently still in construction with completion expected in 2017. Its first completed phase has the airport in operation with the capability to receive over 5 million passengers a year.
Al Maktoum International Airport is only one element of Dubai World Central, a planned residential, commercial and logistics scheme. During the first phase, the airport is expected to have a passenger capacity of five million. To put that into perspective, the world’s busiest airport is currently Atlanta, receiving 90 million people per year. Phase two of the international airport is currently underway.
Named after the former ruler of Dubai, Sheik Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the airport is close to business and tourist attractions such as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City and Dubai Marina.
Stay nearby Al Maktoum International Airport
Travellers flying in or out of Al Maktoum International Airport can choose the Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City Hotel. This nearby hotel is also close to local attractions and offers airport transfers, ensuring guests have a convenient and stress-free travel experience.