Abu Dhabi International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Abu Dhabi International Airport is a large airport located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It serves Abu Dhabi and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code AUH.

Abu Dhabi International Airport is situated in the continent of Asia, specifically in the country of United Arab Emirates, with latitude 24.443764 and longitude 54.651718.

It has an elevation of 26.82 meters (88 ft) and is identified by the GPS code OMAA.

Phone+971 2 505 5555
Elevation26.82 m (88 ft)
AddressAbu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
WebsiteAbu Dhabi International Airport
WikipediaAbu Dhabi International Airport

Airport address

Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Which country is Abu Dhabi International Airport?

Abu Dhabi International Airport is situated in Abu Dhabi, which is in United Arab Emirates, a country located on the continent of Asia.

How do I get from Abu Dhabi International Airport to city centre?

There are several transportation options available to get from Abu Dhabi International Airport to the city center:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available at the airport. You can find them at the designated taxi stands outside the arrivals area. The journey to the city center takes around 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. Bus: The A1 bus service operates between the airport and the city center. The bus stop is located outside Terminal 1. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes, and buses run every 40 minutes.

  3. Car Rental: If you prefer to drive yourself, you can rent a car from one of the car rental companies available at the airport. This option provides flexibility and convenience, especially if you plan to explore Abu Dhabi and its surroundings.

  4. Hotel Shuttle: Some hotels in Abu Dhabi offer complimentary shuttle services for their guests. Check with your hotel in advance to see if they provide this service and if it can be arranged for your arrival.

It is recommended to check the latest information and schedules for transportation options before your trip, as they may be subject to change.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Abu Dhabi International Airport.

  1. How many terminals does Abu Dhabi International Airport have? Abu Dhabi International Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 is primarily used for international flights, Terminal 2 handles low-cost carriers and regional flights, while Terminal 3 is dedicated to Etihad Airways and its partner airlines.

  2. What are the transportation options available from Abu Dhabi International Airport to the city center? Travelers have several transportation options to reach the city center from Abu Dhabi International Airport. These include taxis, which are readily available outside the terminals, as well as car rental services. Additionally, there are public buses operated by the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport that connect the airport to various destinations in the city.

  3. Are there any hotels located within Abu Dhabi International Airport? Yes, there is a hotel located within Abu Dhabi International Airport called the Aerotel Abu Dhabi. It is situated in Terminal 1, near the transit area, making it convenient for passengers with long layovers or those seeking a comfortable place to rest before their next flight. The hotel offers various room types and amenities, including a fitness center and dining options.


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