Dubai Airport Guide to Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Dubai Airport Terminals

In this page you’ll find useful information about Dubai International Airport Terminals. Keep reading for more insights.


Transfer between terminals

While Terminal 1 consists of a single concourse, Concourse D, Terminal 2 is set apart from the other two main buldings, whilst Terminal 3 is split into Concourses A, B and C.

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

On the other hand, free shuttle buses serve all Terminals at Dubai Airport. Those are available 24/7. Frequency: Every 20 minutes. Transfer between terminals takes around 5-10 minutes.


Terminal 1: Upper level between Arrivals and Departures

Terminal 3: Upper level, departures, outside entrance 3.

Metro connection is available between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.



Dubai International Airport consists of three passenger Terminals.

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Dubai Airport Terminal 1

Serves more than 60 international carriers operating in DXB. Terminal 1 has a capacity to accommodate more than 20 million passengers per year. 
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Dubai Airport Terminal 2

It was inaugurated in 1998 as a support of Terminal 1.

Terminal 2 is able to handle over 5 million passengers per year and it is currently under expansion which once complete will double its capacity.
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Dubai Airport Terminal 3

Dubai Terminal 3 is used by Emirates Airlines with a total capacity of 60 million passengers per year.

The terminal includes Concourse A, Concurse B and Concourse C.
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