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Airports in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)


Second only to Dubai International, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AHU) is one of the biggest and busiest airports in the United Arab Emirates. Serving roughly 20 million passengers each year, the airport handles flights from all over the world, including major destinations in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia.

Abu Dhabi International Airport has three terminals; Terminals 1 and 2 handle most of the international traffic, while the third is a luxurious terminal dedicated to passengers on Etihad Airways. While the airport can be chaotic, especially at peak times, it has modern facilities including shops, restaurants and services designed for an efficient introduction to the UAE.


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

Getting to the city

The green and white A1 bus goes to the city and stops outside Arrivals at Terminals 1 and 2. It departs every 40 minutes, 24-hours a day. Travel time to the city is approximately 40 minutes depending on traffic.


GMT +4.


(0)2 575 7500 (Main switchboard).

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Abu Dhabi Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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