Inaugurated on May 1st 1998 to alleviate congestion at Terminal 1, Terminal 2 caters to scheduled, charter and special interest flights during special occasions.
At present some 50 airlines operate out of this terminal. The capacity of arriving and departing passengers is 1200 peak hours respectively. Expansions and refurbishment during 2007 increased the annual capacity of the terminal to 5 million passengers (from 3 million). Terminal 2 is currently undergoing another major expansion which once complete will double its capacity.
Transfer of transit passengers between Terminal 1, 2 and 3 takes 15-25 minutes.
Terminal 2 is home to Dubai’s budget airline flydubai, which launched operations on June 1, 2009.
North of Terminal 1 with access from Al-Twar road and Rashidiya.
Access to Terminal: All Class passengers access the Terminal from the main kerbside.
New Public hall (Departure + Arrivals) 2500 sqm
Project Costs US$ 400 Million
Total built-up area 10,000 sqm
Check-in counters 35 counters at Y class
1 counter for J Class
1 counter at Staff & Crew
Oversized baggage check-in 2
Special Handling Services Lounges 1 Lounge –Departure boarding gate area
Marhaba Lounge Located in departure
Ticket sales counter 1 counter – Owned by Dnata
Cashier Desk(s) [excess baggage] 1 in check in area
Immigration counters (Departures) 10 counters and 4 e-gates – Economy class passengers
Immigration counters (Arrivals) 16 counters and 4 e-gates
Retail areas 32 m2. 1 Dubai Duty Free public shop, Orient Exchange
Food Court Area 210 m2; there is one outlet: Starbucks
T2 AIRSIDE FACILITY
Airside is Located behind T2 Building with remote parking bays.
Departing passengers will be system boarded after proceeding to holding lounges, where they will board the aircraft.
Total built up area 2,500 m2
Length x height 102m long x 5.5 m wide
Floors One (Ground Floor)
Gates 6 gates
Remote stands 43
Boarding Lounges for remote stands 1 common lounge for all gates
Transfer Areas 1
Transfer desks 8 counters
Business Class Lounge Located: in the departure, next to Dubai Duty Free
Approx. 280 m2
Capacity: 140 passengers
Marhaba Lounge Located: in the departure boarding lounge
Capacity of 50 Pax. Hot meals, hot and cold beverages; hand baggage storage area (11 m2).
Retail Areas Approx. 1,400 m2
Dubai Duty Free shop floor which include: sports and leisure, food and toys, tobacco, electronics and music, mobiles and cameras, fashion, exchange money sunglasses, watches, gold and jewellery, perfumes and cosmetics, luggage, books and magazines
Food Courts One 400 sqm food court; includes two restaurants operated by MacDonald’s and Hatem - also used for Dnata/Airlines transfer passengers on long layovers, delayed and cancelled flights.
Others food outlets: Three restaurants including Costa Café, Tropicana and Baskin Robins
Airport Medical Centres 1 Located in the departure boarding lounge
ARRIVALS – AIRSIDE FACILITY LEVEL 1 AND TERMINAL LEVEL 4
Arriving passengers terminating journey in Dubai continue to the Arrivals Hall.
Immigration 16 counters and 4 e-gates
Retina Scan Units 32
Baggage Services Lounges One Baggage Claim Hall
Baggage carousels 3 carousels
Porter service available For all classes at Dhs. 20 per trolley
Lounges Customer Services [Baggage] Operated by Dnata
Others Information Counter, and Visa Collection, both operated by Terminal Management (Dubai Airports); Hotel reservation; Currency exchange; Car rentals; Tour operators; Taxi and bus
Retail 1 Arrivals Duty Free shop
Food Court New Airport Restaurant
BHS capacity 8,000 bags per hour at check-in
Baggage reclaim carousels 3 in Arrivals hall
BHS make-up carousels 3
BHS conveyor belts 250m; handling
BHS conveyor belt speed 30 to 85 m/mints
Left Luggage storage Around 200 bags
Total Parking spaces 1073
Car rental spaces 23
Check-in hall for baggage Area 2260 m2
36 check-in counters
Mosque Area 415 m2
Football Ground 4000 m2
Number of floors One
Total area 52,000 m2
Porterage Services Available for departing Economy Class passengers at Dhs 20 per trolley
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