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Key transport hub
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.
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
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:
#3 Saudi Arabia
Some airlines companies at AUH
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.