Dubai Airport Informational Guide to Dubai International Airport (DXB) - Non Official

Dubai Airport Terminals

In this page you’ll find useful information about Dubai International Airport Terminals:

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, Concourse B and Concourse C.

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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.