Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at Abu Dhabi International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

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  • 32km from the Abu Dhabi city.
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.

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Terminal Information

Abu Dhabi International Airport is a major hub for IndiGo as it now provides direct connectivity between Abu Dhabi and Kochi & Kozhikode along with seamless connections to several other cities in India.

Spread over an area of 8,500 acres, this airport comprises two parallel runways and three terminals - Terminal 1 (1A and 1B), Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Terminal 1

This terminal is the oldest facility, featuring a bi-level arrival and departure area with nine main gates equipped with aerobridges and several bus boarding gates.

Terminal 2

A new facility mostly used for low-cost carriers, featuring three bus-boarding gates, two baggage claim belts and 19 check-in counters.

Terminal 3

This terminal is the newest addition to the airport with a bi-level facility, featuring several bus boarding gates, a large food court and duty-free area.


Airport Facilities

Abu Dhabi International Airport provides with the following facilities for your smoother travel:

Free trolleys.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency exchange counters.
Child Care Area and availability of strollers.
Children Play Area.
Free Newspapers and Magazines.
Free Medical Facilities.
Assistance for differently-abled/elderly passengers.
Lost and Found Baggage Services.
Car Rental Services, Pre-paid Taxi Services.
Post office
Prayer room
Smoking Zone

Things to Do

While you wait at the Abu Dhabi Airport, spend your time:

  •   Fulfilling your shopping desire with some cool apparels, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, toys, souvenirs, electronics, and jewellery.
  •   Relaxing at the Airport’s spa facilities.

Visa and Immigration

Indian passport holders travelling to Abu Dhabi having US Visitor Visa/ Green card are eligible for visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days in Abu Dhabi, while others are required to apply for UAE Visa one month prior to the date of travel. For passengers holding ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport and labour and work e-visa, OK to Board (OTB) message, is mandatory.

While this section is for Indian passport holders looking for information about visas and entry requirements for visiting Abu Dhabi, it may also be helpful for citizens of other countries. Other nationals, do ensure you check whether your destination requires a visa or other documentation in plenty of time before you travel, just in case you need to apply.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the Dubai visa - www.goindigo.in/information/visa-information/dubai-uae-visa.html


Hotels near Abu Dhabi International Airport


Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel Opposite Terminals 1 & 3 - Abu Dhabi International Airport - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas

Aerotel Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi International Airport - Ground Level, International Departures, Terminal 1 - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates


Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi - Yas Island Yas Island Golf Plaza - United Arab Emirates

Yas Island

Centro Yas Island Yas Plaza, Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

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