All the seven states that the United Arab Emirates includes are without a doubt some excellent destinations for your holiday. Though UAE is quite conservative the cultures and beliefs from here are generally tolerated. People from every corner of the world fly here in order to spend an amazing time and also learn more about their culture. Most of the airports are extremely busy which shows that visitors are coming all year round, and in the following, we are actually going to show you which ones are the busiest in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai International Airport
We are starting our list with Dubai International Airport which is the busiest one in the entire world by international passengers. Furthermore, it is in the third place in the world as well by passenger traffic, and the sixth-busiest cargo. Statistics show that in 2017 it actually handled not more and not less than 88 million passengers, and 2.65 million tonnes of cargo. DXB is located in the Al Garhoud district, and it occupies an area of 1200 hectares. Flydubai and Emirates are Dubai’s international airlines. A very important aspect that we would like to mention about this airport is that it is a very important contributor to the Dubai’s economy, as it has around 90.000 employees. It is expected that by 2020 the economic contribution of the aviation sector will rise up to 37% of the metropolis’s GDP. This definitely sounds quite promising.
King Abdulaziz International Airport
This airport has been specially built to handle pilgrims for the annual Hajj, but it has become extremely busy over the years with plenty of flights to and from all over the world. There are many facilities provided and the whole place can accommodate up to 80.000 travelers at the same time. Fazlur Rahman Khan is the engineer that designed this airport and it has certainly done an excellent job. There are many airlines that operate at this location such as Airblue, Aegean Airlines, Afriqiyah Airways, Air Cairo, Air Arabia, Air Algerie, Air Asia, Air India, AtlasGlobal, Ariana Afghan Airlines, Air Arabia Jordan, Cairo Aviation, British Airways, Citilink, Cham Wings Airlines, Emirates, Eritrean Airlines, and so on.
Doha International Airport
Another busy airport in the United Arab Emirates is Doha, which covers 2.200 hectares of land and it handles up to 35 million passengers per year. There are lots of excellent facilities so that all travelers can feel comfortable at all times while they wait for their flight. The airlines that operate here are Air Arabia, Air Cairo, Air India Express, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cebu Pacific, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Egyptair, Finnair, FlyDubai, Gulf Air, Iran Air, IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways, JetBlue, KLM, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Nepal Airlines, and many more. As you can see travelers from all over the world land here and also fly from Doha International Airport. All in all, whether you are transferring, departing, or arriving, this airport provides without a doubt a smooth and effortless journey experience, enhanced by lots of excellent services and facilities.