World's Largest Airport Coming; 5 times bigger than Dubai International Airport

Dubai Commences Construction on ‘World’s Largest’ Airport Terminal. The airport will accommodate 400 aircraft gates and feature five parallel runways.

World's Largest Airport Coming; 5 times bigger than Dubai International Airport

Dubai: Dubai has officially embarked on the ambitious project of constructing what is set to be the world’s largest airport terminal. It is said that the new terminal will be constructed at AI Maktoum International Airport. 

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the current ruler of Dubai said on X, "We approved the designs for the new passenger terminals at Al Maktoum International Airport, and commencing construction of the building at a cost of AED 128 billion as part of Dubai Aviation Corporation's strategy.

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Al Maktoum International Airport will be the world's largest capacity, reaching up to 260 million passengers. It is worth mentioning that this will be the five times the size of the current Dubai International Airport. All operations at Dubai International Airport will be transferred to it in the coming years. 

The airport will accommodate 400 aircraft gates and feature five parallel runways. New aviation technologies will be employed for the first time in the aviation sector.

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The state-of-the-art facility is designed to seamlessly integrate advanced technology and luxury amenities, all while prioritizing efficiency and sustainability. The terminal’s expansive design will encompass cutting-edge facilities for both passengers and airlines, with a keen focus on enhancing the overall travel experience.

Furthermore, It will host the world's leading companies in the logistics and air transport sectors. Notably, the project is a key component of Dubai’s broader strategic plan to solidify its standing as a premier destination for business, tourism, and transit. By bolstering its airport infrastructure, Dubai aims to fortify its position as a pivotal nexus for international travel and trade, fostering economic growth and connectivity.

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