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Dubai plans to build one of the biggest airports in the world, right in the middle of the desert. The airport will eventually cater to 160 million passengers each year, but when and whether Emirates Airline moves to the new site is the key sticking point.
As the Dubai Airshow 2013 entered its third day, its record-breaking order book broke through the $200 billion ceiling raising the event’s profile as a world central business player.
Dubai International airport, which is being expanded to handle 90 million passengers a year, could be shut in coming decades to focus traffic on a new super-hub under construction with as much as twice that capacity.
Traffic flow in on Sheikh Zayed Road, New Dubai and Jebeli Ali Free Zone (Jafz) areas will become smoother after opening of several new roads and bridges. The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) today announced the opening of several road and bridges works in Jebel Ali Free Zone (South) forming parts of the mega Parallel Roads of Sheikh Zayed Improvement Project.
Dubai International Airport reported a 13.2 percent increase in passenger traffic in 2012 from 2011, Arabian Business reported. Over 57.6 million passengers passed through Dubai International Airport last year, overtaking Hong Kong International Airport as the world's third busiest airport. It also exceeded the airport's estimated 56.5 million passengers.
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), announced the accomplishment of 68 per cent in the Trade Center Bridges Project at Zaabeel, adding that the project is set for opening by the end of this year. The Project comprises the construction of 22 precast concrete slabs bridges extending 4250 meters with a capacity of two lanes in each direction, in addition to a 120 meter-long concrete bridge added to serve the traffic heading towards Al Maktoum Bridge.
A strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai, Dubai World Central (DWC) is a master-planned aerotropolis propelling the emirate's economy into the future. Leveraging the emirate's position as a leading global trade, business and aviation hub, the development's eight districts form a compelling economic platform for businesses to reach greater heights and expand their horizons.
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