Dubai International Airport (DXB)

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Dubai is a globally renowned tourist destination in the United Arab Emirates. This glittering metropolitan city is known for its grand malls, tall buildings, and magnificent wonders of architecture. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Dubai destination guide.

  • 5km away from the Dubai city center.
  • Dubai International Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.
  • Stay connected with unlimited free Wi-Fi at the Dubai International Airport.

Terminal Information

Dubai International Airport serves almost 66 million people annually making it the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic.

There are 3 terminals. Terminal 2 is reserved for the airlines operating in the Persian Gulf region while Terminal 3 is used exclusively by Emirates and Qantas. Terminal 1 serves as the base for IndiGo along with several others. IndiGo operates daily non-stop flights between Dubai and Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kochi, Kozhikode and Amritsar.

Terminal 1

With a capacity of 15 million passengers, the terminal is spread over 520000 sq. meters and has over 221 check-in counters and 28 remote gates along with e-gates for the residents.


Airport Facilities

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

Free trolleys.
Luggage storage and lockers.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency Exchange.
Baby Care Rooms.
Play area for kids.
Rest Zones to nap.
Showers in the lounges.
Prayer Rooms.
Smoking Rooms.
In-house Pharmacy.
In-house Medical Centers.
Wheelchairs available for use.
Assistance to differently-abled.
Car Rental Services, Pre-paid Taxi Services.
Hotel and Inter-terminal shuttles.
Bus and Metro connectivity.

Things to Do

While you wait at the Dubai International Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping cheaper at Dubai Duty Free.
  • Enjoying the fresh air at the Zen Gardens.
  • Working out at Health Club.
  • Pampering yourself with the variety of Spas available.
  • Spoiling yourselves and the loved ones with gifts from souvenir and gift shops.
  • Shopping your hearts out with the in-house brands.
  • Relaxing during the long layovers and irritating flight delays at the airport hotels and the lavish lounges.
  • Relishing your taste buds with a range of restaurants, cafes and kiosks.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder having US Visitor Visa/ Green card travelling to Dubai, you are eligible for visa on arrival, while others would be required to apply for UAE Visa one month before their date of travel. For passengers holding ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport and labour and work e-visa, OK to Board (OTB) message, will be necessary.

While this section is for Indian passport holders looking for information about visas and entry requirements for visiting Dubai. 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 -


Hotels near Dubai Airport


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