Inaugurated on May 1st 1998 to alleviate congestion at Terminal 1, Terminal 2 caters to scheduled, charter and special interest flights during special occasions. At present, some 21 airlines operate out of this terminal. The capacity per hour of arriving passengers is 2200 and departing passengers is 1700. Several rounds of expansions and refurbishments have effectively increased the annual capacity of the terminal to over 12 million pax/annum (from 3 million).
Terminal 2 is home to Dubai’s airline flydubai, which launched operations on June 1, 2009.
North of Terminal 1 with access from Al-Twar Road and Rashidiya.
Access to Terminal: All Class passengers access the Terminal from the main kerbside.
New Public hall (Departure + Arrivals) 2500 m2
Project Costs US$ 400 Million
Total built-up area 10,000 m2
Check-in counters 52 counters
2 counters for J Class and Skywards members
1 counter for FZ Staff
1 counter for other airlines crew
Oversized baggage check-in 2
Marhaba Lounge Located in departure
Ticket sales counter 1 counter – Owned by Dnata
Ticket sales counter 1 counter – Owned by FZ
Cashier Desk(s) [excess baggage] 2 in check-in area
Immigration counters (Departures) 14 counters and 8 Smart Gates
Immigration counters (Arrivals) 38 counters and 10 Smart Gates
Retail areas 32 m2. 1 Dubai Duty Free public shop, Travelex Exchange
Food Court Area 210 m2
T2 AIRSIDE FACILITY
Airside is Located behind T2 Building with remote parking bays.
Departing passengers will be system boarded after proceeding to holding lounges, where they will board the aircraft.
Total built-up area 2,500 m2
Remote stands 43
Boarding Lounges for remote stands 1 common lounge for all gates
1 Boarding gate / lounge for FZ business class passengers
Transfer Areas 1
Transfer desks 21 counters
Business Class Lounge Located: in Departures, next to Dubai Duty Free
Capacity: 140 passengers
Marhaba Lounge Located: in the departure boarding lounge
Capacity of 50 Pax. Hot meals, hot and cold beverages; hand baggage storage area (11 m2).
Retail Areas Approx. 1,400 m2
Dubai Duty Free shop floor which include: sports and leisure, food and toys, tobacco, electronics and music, mobiles and cameras, fashion, exchange money sunglasses, watches, gold and jewellery, perfumes and cosmetics, luggage, books and magazines
Food Courts One 400 m2 food court; includes 6 restaurants operated by McDonald’s, KFC, Jones The Grocer, and others also used for Dnata/Airlines transfer passengers on long layovers, delayed and cancelled flights and for departure passengers
ARRIVALS – AIRSIDE FACILITY LEVEL 1 AND TERMINAL LEVEL 4
Arriving passengers terminating journey in Dubai continue to the Arrivals Hall.
Immigration 36 counters and 10 Smart Gates
Retina Scan Units 38
Baggage Services Lounges One Baggage Claim Hall
Baggage carousels 6 carousels
Lounges Customer Services [Baggage] Operated by Dnata
Hotel reservation; Currency exchange; Car rentals; Taxi and bus
Retail 1 Arrivals Duty Free shop
BHS capacity over 1500 bags per hour at check-in
Baggage reclaim carousels 6 in the Arrivals hall
BHS make-up chutes 3
Left Luggage storage around 200 bags
Total Parking spaces 1073
Car rental spaces 23
Mosque Area 415 m2
Football Ground 4000 m2
Number of floors One
Total area 52,000 m2