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Arrivals at Dubai Airport (DXB)

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is one of the busiest airports in the world, with millions of passengers arriving and departing each year. The airport has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. The majority of arrivals and departures take place in Terminal 3.

There are several ways to travel to and from Dubai International Airport. RTA Dubai offers several bus lines that connect the airport to different parts of the city, including a direct line to Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa. In addition, there are several taxi and car rental companies operating at the airport. For those who want to travel in style, Rolls-Royce Chauffeur Drive offers a luxury car service.

The Arrivals process is quite straightforward in Dubai International Airport. After disembarking from your flight, you will need to pass through passport control. If you are a citizen of a visa-exempt country, you will not need to obtain a visa in advance. However, if you are a citizen of a country that requires a visa, you will need to purchase one online or at the visa counter in the Arrivals hall.

After clearing passport control, you will collect your luggage from the baggage claim area. Once you have your luggage, you can proceed to the Arrivals hall, where you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes. You can also exchange currency at one of the many currency exchange bureaus in the Arrivals hall.

If you need assistance, there are several staff members available to help you. You can find them at the information desks in the Arrivals hall or by calling the airport’s hotline.

Arrivals at Dubai Airport (DXB) Stats – October 2023 (latest available data)

Passenger Numbers:

  • Total Passengers: 5,709,809 (highest of any airport in the world)
  • Top 5 Nationalities: India, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia
  • Busiest Day: October 27th with 226,342 arrivals
  • Quietest Day: October 9th with 159,780 arrivals

Flight Numbers:

  • Total Flights: 37,214
  • Top 5 Airlines: Emirates, Flydubai, Air India Express, Pakistan International Airlines, SpiceJet
  • Busiest Day: October 27th with 1,452 arrivals
  • Quietest Day: October 9th with 987 arrivals


  • Total Cargo Handled: 856,245 tonnes

Overall Trends:

  • Passenger numbers are up 12% compared to October 2022.
  • This is the highest monthly passenger volume ever recorded at DXB.
  • The airport remains a major hub for international travel, particularly for passengers from the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East.

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Please note: These are just the latest available statistics for October 2023. If you need specific data for a different month or year, please let me know.