Dubai airport runway renovation ‘remarkable,’ will reopen as planned on June 22


A view of the Dubai airport runway.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Dubai Airports announced that half of the deadline would be met on time for the renovation of the northern runway at the world’s busiest international airport, “Dubai International Airport DXB.”

The runway will reopen on June 22, as planned.

The authorities said that there were remarkable progress was being made in the implementation stages of the project

Since the beginning of the project on May 9, more than 1,000 vehicles and 3,000 people have been working around the clock at Dubai International Airport (DXB) to complete the project and implement the scheduled works quickly and efficiently.

Aviation ground, air navigation sensors and meteorological equipment, strengthening the paving of the entrances and exits of the main corridors, maintenance of sewage infrastructure, in addition to the transfer of the substation of navigational aids, in light of the continuity of operations in the southern runway.

The main objective of the project is the implementation of a comprehensive development process to continue providing the highest safety standards and enhancing the smooth and efficient management of operations at Dubai International Airport DXB.

The northern runway underwent a similar development process during 2014, this project was scheduled in 2024, but the decision was taken to implement the project during the current year as a proactive measure to reduce any effects that may occur during the operations of air traffic.

During the 45-day project period, more than 1,000 flights per week were directed to Dubai World Central Airport (DWC), where a number of flights are operated by a number of airlines, including Qatar Airways, flydubai, SpiceJet, Indigo and Air India Express and Gulf Air.

Dubai Airports also calls on all passengers to verify all information about their flight before arriving at the airport of departure, taking into account more additional time to reach the airport to avoid delays from the flight date or any other challenges that may arise, during the 45-day closure period.


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