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Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Full Airport Name

Abu Dhabi International Airport


Department of Civil Aviation, Abu Dhabi International Airport, PO Box 20, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)2 575 7500


(0)2 575 7285



Number of Terminals

3 (In accession to the three terminals at the airport, there is a check-in terminal in Abu Dhabi city, alleged the Burghal Terminal)

Time Zone

GMT+ 4


The airport is anchored 32km (20 miles) east of Abu Dhabi

Airport News

Two fresh terminals opened at the airport in August 2005. Terminal 2 was opened 900m abroad from Terminal 1 and caters for 15 airlines. The Gulf Traveller Terminal (Terminal 1A) is anchored adverse and beneath Terminal 1 and is for those travellers application the abridgement airline Gulf Air.

Driving Directions

Three highways advance from the burghal centre to the airport. Khaleej Al Arabi (Highway 30), Sheikh Rashid Al Maktoum Street (Highway 2) and Salam Street (Highway 8) all absorb into one capital artery which leads anon to Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Car Parking

Long- and concise defended parking is attainable abutting to the Departures and Arrivals gates.

Car Hire

Companies represented at Abu Dhabi International Airport accommodate Avis, Budget, Europcar and Thrifty.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Al Ghazal Transport operates a fixed-rate account to the burghal centre. Bus: The borough bus account runs 24 hours a day; buses are blooming and white, air-conditioned and abandon from alfresco Arrivals.

Information and Help Desks

There is an advice board in the capital landside avenue abreast the arcade breadth afore check-in. In the airside arcade area, there is a chump account desk.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are ATMs, a coffer and agency de change, and a column appointment at the airport. Public telephones are anchored throughout the terminals. Eating and drinking: There are coffee shops, bite bar and a bar/restaurant in Terminal 1. There are cafes both on the landside and on the airside of Terminal 2. Shopping: There is a duty-free arcade circuitous and added arcade opportunities aural the terminals. The retail amplitude at the airport was awfully added with the aperture of two fresh terminals in 2005, and a fresh accession boutique has additionally been opened in Terminal 1. Other facilities: A VIP lounge is anchored on the airside of the fresh Terminal 2. The best airport auberge additionally offers a VIP lounge, a bloom club with sauna, Jacuzzi and gym, and a children's comedy area. There is additionally an 18-hole beach golf course.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a business centre at the Abu Dhabi International Airport Auberge (tel: (0)2 575 7377) accouterment telephone, fax, Internet and secretarial services. The Abu Dhabi Airport Golf Club (tel: (0)2 575 8040) can accommodate appointment and banqueting facilities. Many airlines accommodate business-class lounges; there is additionally a VIP lounge for cartage allotment the Golden Class account (tel: (0)2 575 7466).

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport is calmly attainable to disabled travellers. There is a appropriate check-in aboideau with absolute admission from the car park, as able-bodied as lifts and disabled toilets. The Golden Class meet-and-assist account (tel: (0)2 575 7466) is attainable to accommodate claimed assistance.


Abu Dhabi International Airport Auberge (tel: (0)2 575 7377) is a alteration auberge which has about 40 rooms, as able-bodied as a VIP lounge, restaurant, bar, children's playroom, beating chairs, bloom club with jacuzzi, fully-equipped business centre, bathroom and gym. In addition, the auberge has a lounge in which travellers can blow afore their flight and a defended baggage room.