Dubai Airport Terminal 1

Dubai Airport Terminal 1is home of more than 60 international airlines, excepting for Emirates and Qantas.

Terminal 1 is able to handle over 20 million passengers per year.



Transfer between terminals

Dubai Airport Terminal 1 is connected to Concourse D by the airport train (automated people mover).

Please note that Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 are connected through a transit area, where passengers are able to move freely after clearing security.

Terminal 1 is connected to Terminal 3 by metro.



Present & future

Dubai International Airport is going to underwent a major refurbishment in order to expanse and modernise to provide a more welcoming ambience to passengers.

The plan includes improvements regarding to both drop-off and pick-up points facing the terminal, the total refurbishment of the landside arrivals and the modernisation of check-in and the departures hall.




Dubai Airport Terminal 1 consists of three levels:

- Level 1, Departures: Find here Departures, including the check-in counters and the oversized baggage check-in.

Services: Self service kiosks, lounge for unaccompanied minors, special handling services lounges, ticket sales counters, cashier desks, immigration counters, retail areas, food court, and free Wi-fi (for the first hour).

- Level 2, Arrivals: Find in this level Arrivals, including the following services: Immigration, E-gates, Baggage Services Lounges, Baggage carousels, Porter service, lounges and arrival kiosks.

- Level 3: Services and concessions.



Concourse D

Concourse D at Dubai Airport Terminal 1 is able to host 90 million passengers.

Please note that it serves over 350 daily services to 90 destinations worldwide.

Boarding gates: 23 boarding gates, plus 4 code F gates.

Concourse D is home of five airline lounges.

It is home of multiple food, drink, retail and other concessions.


Flight status

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Find the following Services and Facilities at Dubai Airport Terminal 1:

- Restaurants and Cafeterias
- Currency exchange offices
- ATMs and Banking
- Car rental companies
- Parking lots
- Transportation access
- Business centre
- Children’s play area
- Baby care rooms
- Baggage storage: at Terminal 1 and 3: it costs 20 AED or 25 AED every 12 hours, details asking at the desk.
- Prayer rooms: muslim prayer rooms and ablution rooms within all Terminals and in Parking lots as well, you just have to follow the signs.
- Smoking lounges: You just need to follow the signs, they are located in Terminal 1 (Gate D12, upper level)
- WiFi access throughout all areas of DXB and DWC. You just need to selecto “DXB free wifi” or “DWC free wifi”, open your browser and click on “get online now”.
- Showers: are available in the Departures level of both Terminal 1 (between gates C18 and C22) and Terminal 3 (between gates B13 and B19 and gates A1 and A24). Complementary showers for passengers between Gates 1 and 6 in the mezzanine level are available near the marhaba lounge.

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Airport lounges

See the available lounges at Dubai Airport Terminal 1:


- Marhaba Lounge (D Gates): Location: Terminal 1, airside, Concourse D. Services: Showers.

- Ahlan Business Class Lounge: Location: Terminal 1, airside, Concourse D.

- SkyTeam Lounge: Location: Terminal 1, airside. Services: Showers.


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