Dubai Airport Terminal 2

In this page you’ll find information about Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 2.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the main international airport serving Dubai, in United Arab Emirates. Dubai Airport is the busiest international airport in the world (passenger influx). Concretely, the airport is located just 5 km away from Dubai ciy centre. Dubai International Airport has three passenger Terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Terminal 2

It was inaugurates in 1998 as a support of Terminal 1, Terminal 2 caters to scheduled, charter and special interest flights during special occasions. Currently there are about 50 airlines operating out of this terminal. The Terminal has a capacity of 5 million passengers per year and it is currently undergoing another major expansion which once complete will double its capacity.Transfer between Terminal 1, 2 and 3 takes 15-25 minutes. Terminal 2 is home to Dubai’s budget airline flydubai, which launched operations on June 1, 2009. It is located in the North of Terminal 1 with access from Al-Twar road and Rashidiya.

Departures area

Floors: One
Check-in counters: 35 counters at Y class
1 counter for J Class
1 counter at Staff & Crew
Oversized baggage check-in: 2
Special Handling Services Lounges: 1 Lounge –Departure boarding gate area
Marhaba Lounge: Located in departure
Ticket sales counter: 1 counter – Owned by Dnata
Cashier Desk(s): 1 in check in area
Immigration counters (Departures): 10 counters and 4 e-gates – Economy class passengers
Immigration counters (Arrivals): 16 counters and 4 e-gates
Retail areas: 32 m2. 1 Dubai Duty Free public shop, Orient Exchange

Boarding area

Departing passengers will be system boarded after proceeding to holding lounges, where they will board the aircraft.
Total built up area: 2,500 m2
Length x height: 102m long x 5.5 m wide
Floors: One (Ground Floor)
Gates: 6 gates
Remote stands: 43
Boarding Lounges for remote stands: 1 common lounge for all gates
Transfer Areas: 1
Transfer desks: 8 counters
Business Class Lounge: Located in the departure, next to Dubai Duty Free
Approx. 280 m2
Capacity: 140 passengers
Marhaba Lounge: Located in the departure boarding lounge
Capacity of 50 Pax. Hot meals, hot and cold beverages; hand baggage storage area (11 m2).
Retail Areas: Approx. 1,400 m2
Dubai Duty Free shop floor which include: sports and leisure, food and toys, tobacco, electronics and music, mobiles and cameras, fashion, exchange money sunglasses, watches, gold and jewellery, perfumes and cosmetics, luggage, books and magazines
Food Courts: One 400 sqm food court; includes two restaurants operated by MacDonald’s and Hatem - also used for Dnata/Airlines transfer passengers on long layovers, delayed and cancelled flights.
Airport Medical Centres: 1 Located in the departure boarding lounge


You’ll find the following airlines at the Terminal 2:

- Eritrean Airlines
- Ariana Afghan Airlines
- Iran Asseman Airlines
- Iraqi Airways
- Pegasus Airlines
- Air India Express
- Caspian Airlines
- Daallo Airlines
- Flydubai
- Kish Air
- Qeshm Air
- Rwand Air Express
- Taban Airlines
- Turkmenistan Airlines
- United Airways Bangladesh
- Naft Airlines – Safiran Airlines
- Kam Air
- Transavia Airlines
- Travel Servis Airlines
- Taimyr Airlines Russian Federation
- Jubba Airways
- Somon Air – Tajikistan
- Taban Airlines


You can find other Services and Facilities at Terminal 2 such as:

- Restaurants and Cafeterias
- Currency exchange offices
- ATMs and Banking
- Car rental companies
- Parking lots
- Transportation access
- Business centre (inside the Dubai International Hotel) including meeting rooms, secretarial service, photocopying, Internet, lamination and binding, faxing and conference facilities.
- Children’s play area: located between Gate B7 and B8
- 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), in Terminal 2 (near the departures area) and in Terminal 2 (Gates A2, A23, B7, B27, C9, C23).
- 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”.

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