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AUH welcomed over 24 M PAX in 2016

AUH is expected to reach over 30 M PAX by 2020, driven by the expansion of Etihad Airways, the national carrier. Connecting Abu Dhabi to 108 destinations in 56 countries, AUH stands at the crossroad of global air traffic as a major transit hub.
 





 

Awards

One of the best airports in the Middle East

AUH was voted Airport of the Year in the category “10-30 million passengers” in 2016 by Air Transport News; and won the Best Airport Staff in the Middle East in 2015, and Best Airport in the Middle East in 2014 at the Skytrax Awards

 

Airport ID​

Traffic in 2016:
24,5 M PAX

+5.1% passenger growth vs. 2015

  
 

Passengers split by originating flights


arrivals / departures / transit in 2016

2016 Top Destinations:

#1 India
#2 UK
#3 Saudi Arabia
#4 Germany
#5 USA

Some airlines companies at AUH










 

History

80s

In 1982 AUH was established approximately 30 km east of Abu Dhabi City at a major national crossroads on the UAE road network and replaced Al Bateen airport as new national airport.