May 22 2009
Dubai International Airport 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 Garhoud district, 4km (2.5 miles) southeast of Dubai.
The airport was built at a cost of some US$5.5 billion and can handle 60 million passengers and 2.1 million tonnes of cargo a year and is expanding to accommodate over 80 million passengers by 2011. When the full expansion program will be completed by 2011, and the airport will have three terminals and three concourses, two cargo mega terminals, an airport free zone, an expo center with three large exhibition halls, a major aircraft maintenance hub and a flower centerto handle perishable goods.
Bottom line?Â This place is badass.
Check out the pictures after the jump
Even More Uncoachable Stuff