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Abu Dhabi International Airport

Discover Abu Dhabi International Airport, the second largest airport in the UAE after Dubai International Airport.

About Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport (IATA: AUH) is a major international airport in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi Airport is a hub for Etihad Airways. Other airlines to fly to the airport include Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.

The airport will soon have a terminal; the Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal, which is being built to handle a capacity of 45 million passengers a year.

Abu Dhabi International Airport Location

The airport is located 19 miles (30.6 km) east of Abu Dhabi city:


Abu Dhabi Airport is full of facilities and services that offer passengers ease and comfort.

Facilities Include:

A variety of dining and shopping options available from popular high street cafe restaurants, upmarket bistros, and a wide variety of shops.

WiFi Internet Access

Accessible facilities for disabled passengers

Baby changing rooms

Smoking rooms

Shower Rooms

Business Services with workstations and internet access

Baggage Carts


Currency Exchange

Prayer rooms


Lounges Include:

Al Dhabi Lounge: Available facilities include food and drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic), private rooms, free WiFi, showers, TV, and air conditioning.

Al Reem Lounge: Available facilities include food and drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic), WiFi, showers, TV, and air conditioning.

Diamond Lounge: offers WiFi, newspapers and magazines, food and beverages (alcoholic and non alcoholic), television, luggage storage, and showers.

Book Lounge Passes for Abu Dhabi Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Abu Dhabi Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for Al Reem Lounge, Al Dhabi Lounge, and Diamond Lounge.


Abu Dhabi International Airport currently has two runways which are parallel to one another, both of which are the same size.


Terminal 1

Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 1 is the oldest terminal and features lots of facilities for travellers. Airlines flying to and from Terminal 1 include Egyptair, Kuwait Airways, Middle East Airlines, Oman Air, Royal Jordanian, Saudia and more.

Terminal 2

Abu Dhabi International Airport's Terminal 2 is newer than Terminal 1 and is mostly used by low cost carriers. Current airlines flying to and from Terminal 2 inclue Air India and Air India Express, Flynas, Turkmenistan Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and more.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 is the newest addition to the airport and is capable of handling Airbus A380 aircraft, mainly for Etihad Airways. Alongside Etihad, other airlines flying to and from Terminal 3 are Air Serbia, Virgin Australia and Air Seychelles.

Airlines that fly to Abu Dhabi International Airport

The following table consists of all the airlines that fly passenger services from Abu Dhabi International Airport:

Airlines and Destinations

Air India Mumbai
Air India Express Delhi, Kannur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram
airBaltic *Seasonal:* Riga
airblue Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar
Azur Air *Seasonal charter:* Moscow–Vnukovo
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet
British Airways London–Heathrow
EgyptAir Cairo
Etihad Airways Ahmedabad, Amman–Queen Alia, Amsterdam, Athens, Bahrain, Baku, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, Bengaluru, Beijing–Capital, Beirut, Belgrade, Brisbane, Brussels, Cairo, Casablanca, Chengdu, Chennai, Chicago–O'Hare, Colombo–Bandaranaike, Dammam, Delhi, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul, Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta, Jeddah, Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo, Karachi, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Kuala Lumpur–International, Kuwait City, Lagos, Lahore, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mahé, Malé, Manchester, Manila, Medina, Melbourne, Minsk, Milan–Malpensa, Moscow–Domodedovo, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nagoya–Centrair, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta, New York–JFK, Nur-Sultan, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Phuket, Rabat, Riyadh, Rome–Fiumicino, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong, Singapore, Sydney, Thiruvananthapuram, Tokyo–Narita, Toronto–Pearson, Washington–Dulles, Zurich *Seasonal:* Alexandria–Borg El Arab, Salalah
GoAir Delhi, Kannur, Mumbai
Gulf Air Bahrain
Himalaya Airlines Kathmandu
IndiGo Delhi, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mumbai
KLM Amsterdam
Kuwait Airways Kuwait
Middle East Airlines Beirut
Oman Air Muscat
Pakistan International Airlines Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Sialkot
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
Royal Jordanian Amman–Queen Alia
SalamAir Salalah, Muscat
Saudia Jeddah, Riyadh
SriLankan Airlines Colombo–Bandaranaike
Sudan Airways Khartoum
Syrian Air Damascus
TUI fly Deutschland *Seasonal charter:* Frankfurt
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
Turkmenistan Airlines Aşgabat

How to get to Abu Dhabi Airport

By Bus

Abu Dhabi Airport is easily accessible from Abu Dhabi city via air-conditioned bus.

By Taxi

Abu Dhabi Airport has a 24 hour metered taxi service which is safe and reliable.