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Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport is a major air facility in Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates. Its IATA Airport Code is DXB. Its ICAO Airport Code is OMDB.

The airport is a hub to the UAE's international airline, Emirates.

Because of the many stores in the airport, it is considered a major place to buy duty free goods in that country, which is in turn considered a duty free shopping haven.

Dubai International Airport was conceived in 1959, when His Highness, Sheik Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum first ordered construction. It was inaugurated in 1960 with DC-3 plane flights and was home to nine airlines. Today, the airport accepts all kinds of jets.

On 3 July, 1988, Iran Air Flight 655, which was on a Tehran-Bandar Abbas-Dubai route, was shot down by an American naval vessel on its second leg.

Other airlines that fly there are:

In addition, the following cargo airlines fly there:

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