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Old June 21st, 2004, 12:49 PM   #1
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#PROJECT: DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EXPANSION

DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TERMIAL, CONCORSE AND MUCH MORE AT DUBAI AIRPORT.

Construction work for Terminal 3, concourse 2 and concourse 3 is scheduled for completion by 2006
Cost: $2.5 billion
Up to: 60 million passengers a year

Thanks to Dark Knight for the Details Below

CONCOURSE 2
Directly connected to Terminal 3, Concourse 2 is dedicated exclusively to Emirates. The building will include a multi-level structure for departures and arrivals at Dubai Airport incorporating 27 contact gates and 59 passenger-loading bridges. Additionally, there will be a direct connection to Sheikh Rashid Terminal located at the control tower structure. There is also a 300-room hotel and health club that will include both five and three star rooms. A further 10,000mē of commercial space will be home to Dubai Duty Free and restaurants. Concourse 2 will include five aerobridges capable of handling the new Airbus A380 Super Jumbo. The two concourse buildings will be linked via this airbus, enabling transiting passengers to move freely between the two buildings.

CONCOURSE 3
The third concourse has been included in the expansion programme to accommodate the increased number of passengers at Dubai Airport from the new A380 Super Jumbo.

Concourse 3 will be a scaled-down version of Concourse 2, incorporating climate-controlled lounges. It will have 27 contact gates; 12 gates will be for the A380. The two concourses will be connected via electric buses.

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Now this is Massive I was out there at this site last weekend 19th June 2004 took as many photos as I could
I will do my best to ID each one area ok
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Old June 21st, 2004, 12:54 PM   #3
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Wide shot Of Area



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Out the front where there is massive work on the front of the airport as the traffic and pick up there right nwo is pretty bad



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Exisitn Terminal From the the Air


The new terminal is directly to the right


These ones are from out side across the road looking at the new Terminal site


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And some more taken form inside the airport and the Plane
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and on the other side of the Run way more is going up

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Link to Thread in > Airports and Aviation
with many more photos and talk
https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=106765
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Old June 21st, 2004, 01:13 PM   #8
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You poor thing. So much effort gone unseen till now. Thank you so much for them!!
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why poor thing ?
it was fun flight i got these photos + heaps of Dubai from above
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why poor thing ?
it was fun flight i got these photos + heaps of Dubai from above
Poor thing in the sense that your threads should get more viewers....sigh....

Maybe we need to think of a marketing strategy?
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There a plenty of People in the UAE forum to read this
and only just posted these takes a few hours to get a full view and reply
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There a plenty of People in the UAE forum to read this
and only just posted these takes a few hours to get a full view and reply
Oooo...but it deserves global attention too!
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Well I do what I can
i work on the same theroy as places in Dubai
If you build it they will come
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Old June 22nd, 2004, 04:42 AM   #14
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Those are excellent pics trannces!! Amazing, the scale of construction!!!
Thanx a lot for the effort!!!!
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Yeah i have been waiting for these on fire

thanks alot trances

i saw this HUUUUUUUUGE whole in the ground as i was on one of the bridges near the airport , the bulldozers down their looked like baby ants :P i`m not lying , it was Huge man

This project is really fantastic , it will take Dubai to the next level of aviation , it just might beat the best one day..

i`ll be flying out from the DIA at 12:10 am , so sad i wont be able to see Dubai from the air !!
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Old June 23rd, 2004, 02:28 AM   #16
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WOW WOW
Look at the amount of cranes here

and you're right dubai boy, those bulldozer look tiny
I saw those at the old airport construction site
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Crane city try to count them all
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Site was still a huge mess today more and more work going on out hte front of the airport
would hate to be coming for the first time to dubai now as a a vistor I would not be happy as it seems such a mess
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I did count them while waiting for my mum-in law to arrive from oz
56 in total and a few mobile cranes to boot
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Old August 17th, 2004, 01:42 AM   #20
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The two concourses will be connected via electric buses.
What does this mean exactly?

I heard from a guy who works in transport for the airport that the new parking which they're working on will be 6 storeys. Is it opening soon? And the airport will have a train underground to connect to terminal 3.
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