Dubai Airport Information
Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) is an international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. It is a major aviation hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai. It is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Dubai. The airport is operated by the Department of Civil Aviation and is the home base of Dubai's international airline, Emirates and Emirates SkyCargo; the Emirates hub is the largest airline hub in the Middle East ; Emirates handles 60% of all passenger traffic, and accounts for 38% of all aircraft movements at the airport. Dubai Airport is also the base for low-cost carrier, Flydubai. As of July 2010, there over 6,000 weekly flights operated by 130 airlines to over 220 destinations across six continents.
The airport was the 15th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic handling 40.9 million passengers in 2009. The airport was also the 4th busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic.In addition to being an important passenger traffic hub, the airport is the 7th busiest cargo airport in world, handling 1.927 million tonnes of cargo in 2009, a 5.6% increase compared to 2008. As of May 2010, DXB is the 6th busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic, the 13th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic,and the 4th busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic.
All the major Airlines service at Dubai International Airport:
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubai_International_Airport.