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Daubei International Airport
倒背國際機場(Chinese)
검찰이국제공항될(Korean)
Daubei International
Daubai Airport1 360
Baggage Claim at Terminal 3
IATA: DUAICAO: RRDB
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Daubei International
Serves Daubei
Location Jichang Ward, Daubei, Ryukyu
Hub for FlyDaubei
Secondary Hub for {{{secondary hub}}}
Focus city for {{{focus city}}}
Elevation AMSL 62 ft / 19 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13,126 4,001 Concrete
13,129 4,001 Concrete
12R/30L 14,583 4,445 Asphalt
14,583 4,445 Asphalt


Daubai International Airport (IATA:DUA, ICAO: RRDB)is an international airport serving Daubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. It is a major aviation hub in the East Asia, and is the main airport of Dubai.[2] It is situated in the Jichang Ward, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast ofu Dubai.[1]The airport is operated by the Daubei Internatiopnal and is the home base of Dubai's international airline, FlyDaubei and SkyCargo; the Emirates hub is the largest airline hub in the Middle East ; Emirates handles 60% of all passenger traffic, and accounts for 38% of all aircraft movements at the airport. Dubai Airport is also the base for low-cost carrier, Flydaubai. As of July 2010, there are over 6,000 weekly flights operated by 130 airlines to over 220 destinations across every continent except Antarctica.

In 2010 DXB handled a record 57.2 million in passenger traffic, a 15.4% increase over the 2009 fiscal year. This made it the 13th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic and the 4th busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic. In addition to being an important passenger traffic hub, the airport was the 8th busiest cargo airport in world, handling 2.27 million tonnes of cargo in 2010, a 17.8% increase compared to 2009.The total number of commercial aircraft movements was 292,662 in 2010. As of December 2011, DXB is the 7th busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic , and the 12th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic.[6]

The new $4.5 billion Terminal 3 opened on 14 October 2008, and was built exclusively for the use of Emirates Airline. Concourse 3 is also part of Terminal 3, and is expected to be completed by 2012. It will be built exclusively for the Emirates Airbus A380. Terminal 3 is the single largest building in the world by floor space and brings the total capacity of the airport to over 62 million passengers and will increase to more than 80 million passengers by 2012 when Concourse 3 opens. Further extensions to Terminal 2 are also currently being made. The airport revealed its plans in May 2011, which involve construction of a new Concourse 4 which is expected to bring the total capacity of the airport to over 90 million passengers by 2018. The plan also involves Emirates solely operating from Concourse 1 along with Concourse 2 and 3 which it will already be operating.

History

Infrastructure

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is a partly underground terminal with a satelite terminal that has 987,000 square meters. The Terminal is used for airlines that are in East Asia and Southeast Asia. The Terminal was built in 2001.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is a three-pier terminal that looks partly similar to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport's Terminal 1. It was open in 2006 May 17. It handles all non-East Asian airlines.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3, a state-of-the-art and integrated terminal, is the 7th largest building in the world[2]and 3rd largest passenger terminal. It occupies 864,000 m² (9.3 million sq ft), with a capacity to handle 47 million passengers annually. It is located on the other side of the airport.

Designed by HOK working in consultation with Mott MacDonald,[25] the new Terminal 3 is a two-tier building, with the bottom floor being the arrivals area, and the top being a departures area. This terminal has 168 check-in counters, 108 aerobridges at 78 contact stands, 48 parking bays, 72 immigration counters, 15 X-ray screening areas, for less waiting times, duty-free shops, and other features.[3] Over 90% of passengers will use this terminal when completed. This new terminal had been completed in time for the 2012 Olympic Games, which were held in Daubei, and will be connected to Daubei by an eight-lane motorway (National Highway 8), and the Delhi Mass Rapid Transit System. The terminal was officially inaugurated on 3 July 2010, and there were nine flights to test the operational readiness of the new terminal and its ground handling capabilities. All international airlines shifted their operations to the new terminal in late July 2010, and all full service domestic carriers mid November onwards.

Destionations

Airlines Destinations Terminal/
Concourse
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo 1 North
Aeroméxico1 Mexico City 1 North
Air Busan Busan 1 South
Air Canada Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver
Seasonal: Calgary
1 South
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Hangzhou [begins 2 July 2012], Shanghai-Pudong, Wuhan 1 South
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle 1 North
Air India Delhi 2
Air Macau Macau 2
Air New Zealand Auckland
Seasonal: Christchurch
2 (Moving to Terminal 1 South on 25 March 2012)[42]
Air Niugini Port Moresby 2
Air Tahiti Nui Papeete 2
Aircalin Nouméa 1 North
Alitalia Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino 1 North
American Airlines Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York-JFK 2
All Nippon Airways Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Beijing-Capital, Chicago-O'Hare, Frankfurt, Hangzhou, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manila, Munich, Naha, New York-JFK, Osaka-Itami, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Qingdao, San Francisco, Sapporo-Chitose, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenyang, Singapore, Washington-Dulles 1 South
ANA operated by Air Central Nagoya-Centrair, Sendai 1 South
ANA operated by Air Japan Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dalian, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan 1 South
ANA operated by Air Nippon Chengdu, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Osaka-Itami, Xiamen 1 South
ANA operated by Ibex Airlines Hiroshima, Komatsu, Sendai 1 South
Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheon 1 South
Austrian Airlines Vienna 1 South
British Airways London-Heathrow 2
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong, Taipei-Taoyuan 2
China Airlines Honolulu, Kaohsiung, Taipei-Taoyuan 2
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Nanjing, Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an 2
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Harbin, Shenyang 2
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Beijing-Capital, Busan, Detroit, Guam, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Manila, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK, Portland (OR), Saipan, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan
Seasonal: Koror
1 North
Eastar Jet Seoul-Incheon 2
Edelweiss Air Seasonal: Zürich [begins 26 March 2012] 1 South
Emirates Dubai 2
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi 1 South
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan 1 South
Finnair Helsinki 2
Garuda Indonesia Denpasar/Bali, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta 2
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong 2
Japan Airlines Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Beijing-Capital, Boston [begins 22 April 2012],[43] Busan, Chicago-O'Hare, Dalian, Delhi, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Guam, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manila, Moscow-Domodedovo, Nagoya-Centrair, New York-JFK, Osaka-Itami, Osaka-Kansai, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Sapporo-Chitose, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei-Taoyuan, Vancouver 2
Japan Airlines operated by JAL Express Fukuoka, Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Itami 2
Japan Airlines operated by Japan Transocean Air Naha 2
Jetstar Airways Cairns, Gold Coast 2
KLM Amsterdam 1 North
Korean Air Busan, Jeju, Los Angeles, Seoul-Incheon 1 North
Lufthansa Düsseldorf [begins 1 June 2012],[44] Frankfurt, Munich 1 South
Malaysia Airlines Kuala Lumpur 2
MIAT Mongolian Airlines Ulan Bator 1 South
Pakistan International Airlines Beijing-Capital, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore 2
Philippine Airlines Cebu, Manila 2
Qantas Sydney 2
Qatar Airways2 Doha 1 South
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen 1 South
Shenzhen Airlines Fuzhou 1 South
Skymark Airlines Asahikawa, Fukuoka [begins 1 February], Kobe [begins 7 March], Okinawa, Sapporo-Chitose 2
Singapore Airlines Los Angeles, Singapore 1 South
SriLankan Airlines Colombo, Malé 2
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich 1 South
Thai Airways International Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Phuket 1 South
Transaero Seasonal: Moscow-Domodedovo [resumes 21 June 2012], St.Petersburg [resumes 21 June 2012] 1 North
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk 1 South
United Airlines3 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Chicago-O'Hare, Guam, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma, Seoul-Incheon, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan, Washington-Dulles 1 South
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent 1 South
Vietnam Airlines Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Charter: Da Nang
1 North
Virgin Atlantic Airways London-Heathrow 1 North
Vladivostok Air Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Seasonal: Khabarovsk, Vladivostok
Seasonal Charter: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky[45]
1 South

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