Al Maktoum Airport Guide
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Three weeks after the opening of the world’s newest airport, Al Maktoum, which serves the huge enterprise zone of Dubai World Central, things are already looking good.
Today saw the low key opening of Al Maktoum International Airport with the first commercial passenger flight to land there, courtesy of Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT at Al Maktoum Airport

Bus services link Al Maktoum Airport to the City Centre and also provide transfers to Dubai International Airport. Taxis are also available with both services operated by the Road and Transports Authority (RTA).

Bus Services

Bus no F55 - Ibn Battuta Station
Bus no F55A - Satwa Station

Service started on 27 Octover 2013 to coincide with the first passenger arrivals. Each service runs every 60 minutes. The F55 service takes approximately 40 minutes and terminated at Ibn Battuta Station, whilst the F55A, setting out from Satwa Bus Station and picking up on route to Al Maktoum will take approximately 90 minutes.

RTA BUS Route / Stops


  • Al Maktoum Airport
  • Ibn Battuta Station


  • Satwa, Bus Station
  • Khadri Mosque
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Wasl.,Emirates Bank
  • Jumeira, Post Office
  • Hilton Beach Club
  • Jumeira, Beach Park
  • Majlis Al Ghoreifa
  • Jumeira 3, Mosque
  • Umm Suqeim,Park
  • Wild Wadi
  • Burj Al Arab
  • Madinat Jumeira
  • Sufouh Road
  • Dubai College
  • Royal Mirage Hotel
  • Jumeira, Royal Meridian
  • Oasis Beach Hotel
  • Hilton Jumeira Hotel
  • Ibn Battuta, China Court
  • Ibn Battuta MS
  • Ibn Battuta, Food Court
  • Jebel Ali Gardens, Turnoff
  • Al Maktoum Int’l Airport
From Ibn Battuta station you can plan your ownward journey to anywhere in Dubai and the UAE via connecting RTA bus networks of the Dubai Metro.