|Mini guide to Dubai Airport
International Airport, located 5 km south-east of Dubai, is among the
Middle East's premier airports. In 2002, a total of 16 million
passengers passed through the airport, making Dubai one of the fastest
growing airports in the world.
There are 2 terminals including a new concourse that opened in early
2000. The new concourse is connected to Terminal 1 (Sheikh Rashid
Terminal) by a tunnel with travelators. Terminal 2 operates business and
charter flights exclusively.
Banking services and ATMs are available in both terminals, with a
number of automated bureaux de change facilities.There is also a post
You will find restaurants, cafe and a bars located in the departures
lounge. A food court is also available, and may be found on the
departures level between gates 13 and 15. The principle restaurant,
offering international cuisine, is found between gates 19 and 17.
Excellent duty-free shopping is provided at the airport. Further
facilities include a 24-hour medical centre, several first aid posts, an
attended children's play area, quiet lounges and a health club with
swimming pool, spa and a fully equipped gym.
The business traveller will find two business centres on the Terminal
1 concourse. The business centre on the Departures level is accessible
to all passengers and facilities include an Internet caf ISDN booths and
a 24-hour secretarial service.
Desks dedicated to passengers with special needs are available
between rows A and B in the Departures hall. Carts are provided to
transport passengers to the new concourse, where disabled passengers may
access special lounges.
A 24-hour Airport Welcome Bureau desk is located in Terminal 1
arrivals and screens show flight information in various languages. On
the departures level of the concourse you will find two more information
booths, opposite the Food Court and opposite gate 19.