Abu Dhabi Airport Guide to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH)

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Abu Dhabi Airport is connecting the United Arab Emirates with the rest of the globe.


AUH Airport is a very active hub operating with more than 120 destinations along 60 countries.

Terminals Information + info

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is located about 30 km from Abu Dhabi city centre. Getting there takes about 25 minutes by car and a bit longer with public transport. AUH Airport has 3 passenger Terminals, Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 well connected through a Shuttle bus: 

- Terminal 1: (See more information)

- Terminal 2: (See more information)

- Terminal 3: (See more information)

- City Terminal: this is a very special service. Abu Dhabi counts with a City Terminal, which is basically a building in the Abu Dhabi downtown where passengers can do the check-in in advance if they wish so. The City Terminal disposes of lounges and transport services, and passengers who have made the check-in can arrive at Abu Dhabi Airport 1 hour before their flight.

Facilities and Services + info

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) has a wide number of services and facilities at its passenger Terminals. A part from several restaurants, cafeterias, duty free shops, ATM’s, Currency exchange, Wifi access the airport offers many other services and facilities such as:

- Lost luggage
- Baggage Services
- Airport Lounges
- Parking services
- Prayer rooms
- Sleeping pods
- Smoking areas
- Showers
- VIP Terminal
- Fast track service
- Post office
- Spa
- Travel services
- VIP services
- Shopping Services

Transport + info

At Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) you can use the following transport options to go to Abu Dhabi city centre or to other points and destinations:

- Bus: (See more information)

- Shuttle-Bus: (See more information)

- Taxi: (See more information)

- Car rental: (See more information)

- Metro: Abu Dhabi Metro rail system is a construction future plan which wants to serve a substantial proportion of passenger trips and relieve traffic congestions on the highway roads , as well as to provide optimal connectivity between Abu Dhabi Island and its suburbs and communities such as Saadiyat, Yas Islands and Al Raha Beach.

Contact Information

Airport number:
+971 (0)2 505 5555

Must-see attractions

Sheikh Zayed is a magnificent mosque in Abu Dhabi and a must-see attraction if you are visiting the city. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the largest in the world, and has white marble walls and floors, as well as intricate wall details made from colorful stones. From floor to ceiling, every corner of this place was made to impress, and it is probably one of the most visited attractions of UAE.

Hatta mountains are located just one hour drive from Dubai. It is definetely worth to drive there to see its impressive views and its relaxing environment. Hatta is also an ideal location for hiking, riding the bike, or for the practice of any other mountain sport. For the romantics, you can see there the most impressive scenery at Hatta Dam, where turquoise waters calmly rest between mountains.

During the summer days (almost always there), a walk by the Corniche is a must-do. The Corniche is the road along the western border of the city running parallel to the sea coast. 

In 2016, Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) handled 25, 964,178 passengers. Being the 2nd busiest airport in the United Arab Emirates, it is one of the world’s fastest-growing airports in terms of passenger count and development of its infrastructure.

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