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Dubai International Terminal 3
Dedicated for use by Emirates Airline, Terminal 3 increased Dubai International’s total capacity by 43 million passengers per year to 60 million when it opened along with an associated airside facility known as Concourse B in 2008. The Terminal 3 complex also includes Concourse A, a purpose-built facility for A380, which opened in January 2013 (Refer to Concourse A fact sheet) increasing the airport’s capacity to 75 million passengers per annum.
Project Costs US$4.5 billion [including T3+C2]
Passenger Handling Capacity 43 million
A380 Gates 5 at the new airside facility and 20 at A380-dedicated facility (put this in airside facility to be consistent)
Access to Terminal: Economy Class passengers access the Terminal from the main kerbside. First and Business Class passengers have dedicated kerbside at the entrance of the Terminal’s F&J Check-in area.
DEPARTURES: LOCATED AT LEVEL - 3
Total built-up area 515,000 m2 [equivalent to 94 football fields]
Check-in counters 126 counters at Y class
32 counters at F & J
Oversized baggage check-in 6 at Y class and 4 in F&J check-in
Self Service kiosks with baggage 18 at Y class
12 at F & J
Self Service kiosks without baggage 18 at Y class
Skywards Silver members 7 counters
Lounge for Unaccompanied Minors [5-11 and young passengers between 12-15 on request]3 lounges - Two lounges in the terminal at Departures and Arrivals, and one in the concourse at Departures.
Amenities: TV, video games, light refreshments, drawing and reading material, staff.
Special Handling Services Lounges 3 Lounges – two in the terminal at Departures and Arrivals, and one in the concourse at Departures.
Marhaba Lounge From here passengers are escorted to the Marhaba Lounge in the Concourse
A ticket sale counters 2 counters – one in First and Business and one in Economy Class Check-in Hall.
Cashier Desks [excess baggage] 6 in Economy class and 2 in F&J check in
Immigration counters - Departures 38 counters and 12 e-gates – Economy class passengers
10 counters and 4 e-gates – First & Business class
Immigration counters – Arrivals 52 counters and 12 e-gates
Retail areas 4800 m2. 3 Dubai Duty Free public shops including a pharmacy.
Food Court Area 2000 m2; There are 10 outlets including: Costa, Burger King, Rupee Room, Delizie, Mashawi Lebanese Grill, Japengo, Coffee Bean & Second Cup
Baby Strollers Available in both Economy and First & Business Class check-in lounge
T3 AIRSIDE FACILITY (Concourse B): LOCATED AT LEVEL 3
Access: Economy class passengers access the airside facility (concourse) via 4 Sky Trains and escalators.
First and Business class passengers access the airside facility using dedicated elevators; alternatively they could use the Skytrains via Economy class. Transferring / connecting passengers will access Level 2 from one of the three transfer areas.
Boarding: Departing passengers will be system boarded at Level 2 before proceeding to holding lounges on Level 1, where they will board the aircraft.
Total built up area 670,000 m2 [equivalent to 120 football fields]
Length x height 924m long x 90.8 m wide (at mid point) x 39.5 m high; narrowing to 56m at both ends
Floors 10 (4xbasement + GF + 5 floor)
Gates 26 (including 5 A380 gates)
Passenger Loading Bridges 59
Remote stands 14 (for B777 and A340)
Boarding Lounges for remote stands 5
Transfer Areas 3
Transfer desks 62 (9 at GF + 53 at U1)
First Class Lounge Located: East side of concourse on Level 4
Approx. 6344 m2
Capacity: 800 passengers
Business Class Lounge Located: West side of airside facility on Level 4
Approx. 6953 m2
Capacity: 1200 passengers
Marhaba Lounge Located: East side of concourse on Level 4
Capacity for 140. Hot meals, hot and cold beverages; business centre; exclusive lifts; family seating area; hand baggage storage area.
Customer Services Lounge For misconnections
Retail Areas Approx. 10,700 m2
Dubai Duty Free shops – sports and leisure, food and toys, pharmacy, tobacco, electronics and music, mobiles and cameras, fashion, sunglasses, watches, gold and jewellery, perfumes and cosmetics, luggage, books and magazines
Food Courts Two; this includes two restaurants operated by Dubai International; these are also used for EK transfer passengers on long layovers.
14 restaurants including Burger King, Starbucks, pauls Coffee Shop, Cosi, Wine Shop, Segafredo, Good to Go, Pulp Juice Bar, Costa, McDonald's, Haagen Dazs
Hotels Level 5 - 4 star hotel + fitness club and health spa
Level 6 – split of 4 and 5-star rooms and suites
5 Star hotel: 38 rooms + 8 suites
4 Star hotel: 193 rooms + 14 suites
Airport Medical Centres 2
ARRIVALS – AIRSIDE FACILITY LEVEL 1 AND TERMINAL LEVEL 4
Arriving passengers terminating journey in Dubai continue to the Arrivals Hall in Level – 4. They access the terminal through 4 Skytrains and elevators.
Immigration 52 counters and 12 e-gates
Baggage Services Lounges Two in Baggage Claim Hall (F & J, Y Class)
One in the Arrivals Hall
Baggage carousels 14 carousels + 4 for oversized luggage
Porter service available For all classes at Dhs. 20 per trolley
Lounges Unaccompanied Minors
Chauffeur Service 350 m2
Customer Services [Baggage]
Dubai Stopover [STPC] Lounge
Others Information Counter
Hotel Reservation, Car Rental and Tour operators
Taxi and Bus Collection
Retail 2 Arrivals Duty Free shops and an arrivals public shop
BAGGAGE HANDLING SYSTEM – The largest system and also the deepest [T3 is underground]
Capacity 8,000 bags per hour at check-in
Baggage reclaim carousels 14 in Arrivals hall and 4 for oversized bags
Screening injection points 21
Make-up carousels 49
Conveyor belts 90km; handling 15,000 items of baggage per hour
Conveyor belt speed 27kmh
Early baggage storage 4,500 positions
Sky Trains (47 Pax each) Total 8 – 4 each at Arrivals and Departures
Moving Walkways 82
Dumbwaiters/Truck Lifts 27
CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL WORKS
Excavation 10 million m3 of earth [fills 4,000 Olympic-size swimming pools]
Diaphragm walls 57,600 m2
Structural concrete 2.4 million m3 [fills 950 Olympic-size swimming pools]
Reinforcement 450,000 tonnes
Structural steel 33,000 tonnes [weight of 850 A380s]
Total parking spaces 1,889
Car rental spaces 163
Emirates bus spaces 44
Check-in hall for baggage Area 4500 m2
18 check-in counters
Mosque Area 950 m2
Number of floors Three
Total area 177,500 m2 [equivalent to 33 football fields]
Porterage Services Available for departing Economy Class passengers at Dhs 20 per trolley. First and Business Class passengers have dedicated drop off area at the entrance of the terminal and have complimentary concierge services.
Note: The Metro, which was opened in September 2009, provides passengers another option to access Dubai International Emirates Terminal 3.
Emirates Airline is the sole operator in Terminal 3
NAME IATA ICAO TERMINAL
EMIRATES EK UAE 3
The mega-project required the excavation of over 10 million cubic metres of earth, enough to fill 4,000 Olympic-size swimming pools.
Some 2.4 million cubic metres of concrete, enough to fill 950 Olympic-size swimming pools, was used in the construction of the project.
As much as 450,000 tonnes of steel was used for reinforcement and another 33,000 tonnes of steel was required for the structure; that’s approximately the weight of 850 Airbus A380s.
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