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Dubai International DXB Airport Terminal Map

Main Terminal / Concourses at Dubai International DXB Airport

The passenger terminal complex at Dubai International now consists of three passenger terminals T1, T2 & T3, connected by a shuttle.  The new Red Line of the Dubai Metro has rail stations in T1 & T3 - while the Green Line serves Terminal 2 and the north-eastern part of the Airport. 
Due to recent expansions & renovations, the passenger count increased by over 15 percent in 2013 (over previous 2012).

1. High-technology 'Information Zones' replaced the Information desks, featuring way-finding touch screens for terminal layout and location of amenities & services. Furthermore,  kiosks aross the airport with touch screens & terminal maps are able to scan boarding passes and give directions to the gate. 
2. Four bilingual 'Virtual Assistants' , using the latest audio-visual technology and creating the illusion of a real person giving security and brand messages, are stationed at post-security areas, guiding passengers with information before entering security screening and immigration facilities.
3. While terminals retained their numbers, Concourses 1, 2 & 3 were renamed to Concourses A, B & C .


1. Terminal 1 - the Sheikh Rashid Terminal - with Concourse C (and future Concourse D) -
now under refurbishment construction until early 2014 - has three levels and serves most major airlines, other than Emirates (at T3) and  those arriving from Iran and CIS countries (at T2).  T1 is divided into Arrivals Departure Areas:
The Arrivals areas of T1 offer a business-class lounge with workstations and internet access. A currency exchange, a DTCM Tourist Kiosk (tel. 04 224 5252) and the Central Resevations Center for hotel reservations are both in the Arrivals Hall, which also has a lounge for unaccompanied minors & persons with disabilities to be picked up. Rental car desks are in the Arrivals hall. Checked baggage is tagged and scanned for easier retireval. The Baggage Hall offers some duty-free shopping in the Baggage Hall.  Present your passport or travel document with visa at one of the 40 passport control desks. E-gates are available for quicker processing.
The Departure areas T1 house the following amenities: Its departure hall has 221 check-in desks  at check-in areas A - E- a bilingual screen with flight information also displays airline checkin counters. Emirates First & Business-Class passengers have a separate check-in facility. So-called 'SmartCards' can be obtained at the DNRD office in T1's Departures, which will facilitate passport control by using the e-gate. The 'Sheikh Rashid Terminal', simply referred to as the 'Concourse', offers Dubai Duty Free, a food court, banking & internet services, childen's area, business center, medical care, special needs. The Departure Hall has ticketing desks, e-gate registration, Etisalat payment machines, food court, and more.
So-called 'SnoozeCubes' are units containing a full-sized bed, touch-screen TV, & high-speed WiFi, and are connected to the flight information system - located between gates C13 & C15.
Concourse C of Terminal 1 has gates C1-C46:
gates C18-C1 are to the left; gates C19-C35 are to the left (with connection at C35 to gates B1-B32 of T3); north of gate C33 are gates 36-46.  Information desks are on both sides of the center ad the stairs in the center lead to the Duty-free shops on the lower level. Both sides of the concourse have information counters, flight information, prayer areas and currency exchanges.
Terminal 1 is now undergoing major renovation & expansion work - to be completed in stages between 2014 & 2015.

2. Terminal 2 of Dubai International, to the North of Terminal 1, is a one-level terminal, divided into three sections: Departures is in the center,  with Arrivals / Baggage Claim to the left, and Check-in to the right.  A shuttle bus stop to Terminals 1 & 3 is outside Arrivals, near the security check.  Terminal 2 is serving mostly incoming airlines from Iran, CIS countries & charters. Since 2009, T2 has been continuously expanded and upgraded, and current news point to further extension, or the replacement of the existing T2 with a new Terminal 2.  T2 has 22 check-in counters, a huge Dubai Duty Free area, banking facilities & ATM machines, restaurants & a first- & business-class lounge for Asseman Airlines.
VVIP & VIP lounges are in the center of the Concourse, opposite the Food Court & next to Gate 14, with shower facilities, & private office.

3. Terminal 3 of Dubai International
with Concourses A & B (connected by underground train) is exclusively for Emirates Airlines using Concourses A & BNote that from the Check-in level of T3, after security check, you can take the elevator to gates B1-B32 and C1-C50, or the train to gates A1-A24.
The Departures level is surrounded by airline gates on both sides of the center and offers bus connections to C, D & F gates on either side, and the train in the center to Gates B, C, D & F. 
NOTE: The new Al Majlis facility - now part of Terminal 3 - connects to either a commercial or private flight, with 3 large and 6 small lounges. It provides for special check-in, immigration & baggage clearance, with escort to the Sheikh Rashid Terminal. 
Concourse A opened in early 2013 and is the 'world's largest airside facility' with 11 levels, built to accommodate Airbus A380. .  Its First-Class & Business- Class lounges have their own levels with direct access boarding gates, and offer fine dining, conference rooms, business centers, spa, separate areas for entertainment, smoking & children's play  (and with First class lounge having a duty-free shopping area). 
Concourse A offers presently a wide variety of brand-name restaurants and duty-free shops. 
Concourse B: In its center are shops and food outlets, currency exchanges, hotel desk, prayer room and medical center; airline gates surround the concourse, with gates B1-16 to the right of the center and gates B17-32 to the left of the center, and the Information desks & Flight Information counters are in the center.   Between gates B3 & B4 is a connector to gates C1-C50.

Current Lounges & Special Services at Dubai International Airport:
At Terminal 1:   1. Business Lounge at Gate C8, tel. +971 4 2164060;  2. First Class Lounge;   3. Quiet Lounges at gates C23 & C9.   4. The  Marhaba Lounge is between Gates C23 and C25 - for services call call +971 4224 5780.   5. For Al Majlis service call +971 4 216  5287.   6. For Ashlan personal airport concierge services call +971 4 2164195.
At Terminal 3:  1. Emirates business class lounges are on the Departures Level, at Concourse B, near gate B22.  2. Emirates First Class Lounge at Departure level, Concourse B, near gate B22.   Emirates now also has First-Class & Business-Class lounges in Concou
For Al Majlis services call +971 4216 5287; for Marhaba services call +971 4224 5780.


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