Passenger Arrivals


Dubai Airport Flight Arrivals details at all terminals at Dubai international airport and airlines information.


Dubai Airport Passenger Arrivals

Address: Airport Road, Dubai, UAE

Tel: 04 2245555For more information:

Arrivals at Dubai Airport will either land and disembark at one of the air-conditioned walkway bridges leading directly into the terminal building, or in an聽area some distance away from the terminal building, where a bus will transport passengers to passport control zone and customs, which is in a separate building from the main Terminal 1 building, at Dubai international airport.

Before you travel to the UAE, please check your visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa if needed. The majority of European, North American, Australasian, and Asian passengers are allowed visas on arrival to Dubai. For those passengers who are to collect an entry visa to Dubai, the entry visa will be collected at the counter once you enter the passport control zone at Dubai Airport and before walking up the stairs to join the passport control queue.

There may be delays at passport control, a wait of up to an hour in the normal passport control queues, depending on the time and the day you arrive at Dubai Airport. However, passengers can avoid the long lines by obtaining an e-gate card prior to travelling to Dubai.

Once you have cleared the passport control zone at Dubai international airport, you can proceed to the baggage claim area to collect your luggage and proceeds to Dubai airport customs. Dubai airport customs is divided to relevant zones: 聽green zone for nothing to declare, red zone if you have something to declare. You will find that customs is generally the same as in any other international airport with customs officers picking the occasional random passenger to check.

Facilities for passengers arriving at Dubai Airport include a wide and varied selection of products at Dubai Duty Free which you will find just after the passport control security checkpoint.

On average, you can get from the plane to the terminal exit in around 15-30 minutes, especially if you have a e-gate card and are only travelling with hand luggage. Evenings and early mornings tend to be the busiest times at Dubai Airport and there are many flights from Asia and Europe that operate through Dubai Airport in the middle of the night. There are no noise control restrictions in place so Dubai airport operates 24 hours a day.

Terminal 1 at Dubai airport is the busiest terminal and many flights from all over the world arrive at terminal 1 Dubai airport.Terminal 1 is where passengers for most non-Emirates Airline flights check in for departure, or clear customs and collect their bags on arrival. Some of the major airlines using terminal one are: Air Berlin, Air China, Air France, Air India, Bahrain Air, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta Airlines, Gulf Air, Kingfisher Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways and Virgin Atlantic . For Complete list, see below table:


Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo
Aerosvit Airlines Donetsk/Kiev-Boryspil/Odessa
African Express Airways Aden/Al Mukalla/Berbera/Mogadishu/Mombasa/Nairobi
Afriqiyah Tripoli
Air Algerie Algiers
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel
Air China Beijing-Capital
Air France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Air India Bangalore/Chennai/Coimbatore/Delhi/Goa/Hyderabad/Kozhikode/Mumbai
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Bahrain Air Bahrain
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Chittagong/Dhaka/London-Heathrow/Sylhet
British Airways London-Heathrow to Dubai
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong
China Eastern Airlines Kunming/Yinchuan
China Southern Airlines Beijing-Capital/Guangzhou/Jeddah
Delta Airlines Atlanta to Dubai
Egypt Air Cairo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Garuda Indonesia Amsterdam/ Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta
Gulf Air Bahrain
Iran Air Bandar Abbas/Isfahan/Shiraz/Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Jat Airways Belgrade/Paphos
Jazeera Airways Bahrain/Kuwait
Jet Airways Chennai/Delhi/Hyderabad/Mumbai
Kingfisher Airlines Bangalore/Delhi/Mumbai
KLM Amsterdam
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Kuwait Airways Kuwait/Muscat
Lufthansa Frankfurt to Dubai/Munich to Dubai
Malaysia Airlines Beirut/Karachi/Kuala Lumpur
Nas Air Riyadh/Jeddah
Oman Air Beirut/Kuwait/Muscat/Salalah
Pakistan International Airlines Bahawalpur/Dera Ghazi Khan/Faisalabad/Islamabad/Karachi/ Lahore/ Multan/Peshawar/Quetta
Qatar Airways Doha
Royal Brunei Airlines Bandar Seri Begawan/London-Heathrow
Saudi Arabian Airlines Dammam/Jeddah/Madinah/Riyadh
Shaheen Air International Islamabad/Karachi/Lahore/Peshawar
Singapore Airlines Cairo/Singapore
Thai Airways Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atat眉rk
United Airlines Washington-Dulles
Virgin Atlantic Airways London-Heathrow
Yemenia Aden/Bahrain/Dhaka/Guangzhou/Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta/Kuala Lumpur/Kuwait/Riyadh/ Sana鈥檃

Terminal 2 at Dubai Airport is mainly used by smaller airlines operating in the Persian Gulf region. Most flights to terminal 2 dubai airport operate to Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Terminal 2 at Dubai International Airport is used by around 26 airlines and consists of 36 check in counters.

For live flight arrival information at Terminal 2 Dubai Airport visit our main arrivals page by using the navigation menu at the top of this page.

In June 2009, Terminal 2 became the hub of Flydubai at Dubai Airport, which is also where the airline鈥檚 corporate head office is located.

Dubai International Terminal 2 has undergone major refurbishments in recent years which has seen the extending of check-in and boarding facilities, changing the interior and exterior d茅cor and offering more dining choices to passengers.

Dubai Terminal 2 also increased the number of facilities available to passengers. Check-in counters were increased to 36. The boarding area is more spacious, with more natural light. Also the new open boarding gates allow several flights to board simultaneously, improving passenger and aircraft movements.

In June 2011, the airport authorities were beginning to expand Terminal 2, and involved a new check-in hall and departure area, and possibly extending the terminal building. The main hall at Terminal 2 Dubai Airport consists of a check-in area, an immigration section, management offices, and a departure facility.

The Dubai duty-free shopping area covers 1,400 m2 (15,000 sq ft) in departures and 50 m2 (540 sq ft) in arrivals. The 3,437 m2 (37,000 sq ft) extension included a larger arrivals hall as well.

All arrivals at Dubai Airport Terminal 2 will also be displayed in the Dubai flight arrivals screen above. Arrivals at Terminal 2 Dubai airport are mainly from passengers travelling with Flydubai as this is the terminal at Dubai Airport that Dubai鈥檚 low cost airline, Flydubai, operate from.

Arrivals at Terminal 2 Dubai Airport are also mainly from other countries in the middle east and countries located within a relatively short distance from Dubai.聽 Below is a table in alphabetical order that lists the majority of airlines and destinations with arrivals at terminal 2 dubai airport.


Air Blue Islamabad/Karachi/Lahore/Peshawar
Air India Express Amritsar/Chennai/Jaipur/Lucknow/Kochi/Kozhikode/Mangalore/Mumbai/Pune/Thiruvananthapuram/Tiruchirapalli
Alexandria Airlines Alexandria-El Nouzha
Ariana Afghan Airlines Kabul Kandahar/Sharjah
Caspian Airlines Ahwas/Tabriz/Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Euro Asia Air Atyrau
Fars Air Qeshm Asalouyeh/Bandar Abbas/Chah Bahar/Kish/Lar/Qeshm/Zahedan
Flydubai Abha/Addis Ababa/Aleppo/Alexandria/Amman/Arbil/Ashgabat/Assiut/Bahrain/Baku/Beirut/Chittagong/Colombo/Dhaka/Damascus/Djibouti
GMG Airlines Dhaka/Karachi
Gryphon Airlines Bagram/Kandahar/Kuwait/Ras al Khaimah
I Fly Moscow-Vnukovo
Iran Aseman Airlines Abadan/Bahrain/Bandar Abbas/Bandar Lengheh/Bushehr/Gheshm/Lar/Mashhad/Muscat/Shiraz/Kermanshah/Tehran-Imam Khomeini/Zahedan
Jubba Airways Mogadishu
Jupiter Airways Arbil/Baghdad/Basra
Kish Air Gheshm/Isfahan/Kish/Tabriz
Mihin Lanka Colombo
Nasair Asmara
Norweigan Air Shuttle Copenhagen/Oslo-Gardermoen/Stockholm-Arlanda
Rwandair Express Kigali/Lilongwe
TAAG Angola Airlines Luanda
Taban Air Mashhad
Travel Service Airlines Prague
Turkmenistan Airlines Ashgabat
United Airways Dhaka
Ural Airlines Kazan/Samara/Ufa/Yekaterinburg
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent

Flight arrivals at Terminal 3 Dubai Airport are shown in the dubai airport arrivals screen at the top of this page. Terminal 3 at Dubai Airport is exclusively for the use of Emirates Airlines with many flights from around the world arriving at terminal 3 Dubai Airport.


Emirates Abidjan/ Accra/ Addis Ababa/ Ahmedabad/ Amman/ Amsterdam/ Athens/ Auckland/ Bahrain/ Bangalore/ Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi/ Basra/ Beijing-Capital/ Beirut/ Birmingham/ Brisbane/ Buenos Aires-Ezeiza/ Cairo/ Cape Town/ Casablanca/ Chennai/ Christchurch/ Colombo/ Coimbatore/ Copenhagen/ Dakar/ Damascus/ Dammam/ Dar es Salaam/ Delhi/ Dhaka/ Doha/ Durban/ D眉sseldorf/ Entebbe/ Frankfurt/ Geneva/ Glasgow-International/ Guangzhou/ Hamburg/ Hong Kong/ Houston-Intercontinental/ Hyderabad/ Islamabad/ Istanbul-Atat眉rk/ Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta/ Jeddah/ Johannesburg/ Karachi/ Khartoum/ Kochi/ Kolkata/ Kozhikode/ Kuala Lumpur/ Kuwait/ Lagos/ Lahore/ Larnaca/ London-Gatwick/ London-Heathrow/ Los Angeles/ Luanda/ Madrid/ Mah茅/ Mal茅/ Malta/ Manchester/ Manila/ Mauritius/ Medina/ Melbourne/ Milan-Malpensa/ Moscow-Domodedovo/ Mumbai/ Munich/ Muscat/ Nairobi/ New York-JFK/ Newcastle/ Nice/ Osaka-Kansai/ Paris-Charles de Gaulle/ Perth/ Peshawar/ Prague/ Riyadh/ Rio de Janeiro-Gale茫o/ Rome-Fiumicino/ San Francisco/ Sana鈥檃/ S茫o Paulo-Guarulhos/ Seoul-Incheon/ Shanghai-Pudong/ Singapore/ Sydney/ Tehran-Imam Khomeini/ Thiruvananthapuram/ Tokyo-Narita/ Toronto-Pearson/ Tripoli/ Tunis/ Venice-Marco Polo/ Vienna/ Z眉rich


18th January 2020


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