Al Maktoum International Airport

Find out about Al Maktoum International Airport.


Al Maktoum International Airport is located at Dubai World Central (DWC) in Jebel Ali, 70km from Dubai International Airport.

Airport code

Time zone

UTC/GMT +4 hours


Al Maktoum International Airport


+971 4 8773618

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Al Maktoum International Airport


Private Transportation
Al Maktoum International is easily accessible from all three of Dubai’s main, multi-lane arterial roads, including Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) as well as Emirates Road (E611), with well-developed access roads leading to the airport.
Public Transportation
Al Maktoum International is linked to the city by buses and taxis operated by the Roads and Transports Authority (RTA). The nearest metro station is located at Ibn Battuta Mall which can be reached via bus or taxi.

If you have a connecting flydubai flight in Dubai and need to transfer between Dubai International (DXB) and Al Maktoum International (DWC), please read more about our operations at DWC.

Car hire

Leading international car hire companies are represented at Al Maktoum International Airport like AVIS, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

You can also hire a car through flydubai.

Car parking

Close to 800 parking bays for arrivals and departures are available directly in front of the terminal building.

Disabled facilities

Passengers with restricted mobility must request assistance from their airline when making their booking to ensure special assistance, such as a wheelchair, is provided on arrival and/or departure. Alternatively ask for assistance at one of the information zones or "May I Help You" staff.

Airport facilities

  • Food and beverage outlets
  • Duty-free shopping
  • Currency exchange
  • Banking services
  • Marhaba (a dedicated concierge service for departing and arriving passengers)
  • Medical centre
  • Prayer rooms

Visa information

Before you fly, please make certain you have the correct visa and documents required to enter the country. Check with the relevant embassy to find out what you need.

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