Encyclopedia > Dubai International Airport

  Article Content

Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport is a major air facility in Dubai, capital of the United Arab Emirates. Its IATA code is DXB.

Because of the many stores in the airport, it is considered a major place to buy duty free[?] goods in that country, which is in turn considered a duty free shopping haven.

Dubai International Airport was conceived in 1959, when His Highness, Sheik Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum[?] first ordered construction. It was inaugurated in 1960 with DC-3 plane flights and was home to nine airlines. Today, the airport accepts all kinds of jets.

The airport is a hub to the UAE's international airline, Emirates.

Other airlines that fly there are:

In addition, the following cargo airlines fly there:

External Links



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
1980 in music

... Vegetables - Dead Kennedys Lightning to the Nations - Diamond Head Making Movies - Dire Straits Live - The Eagles (2-record set) The Long Run - The Eagles (last ...