The passenger terminal at what will eventually become the world’s largest airport, Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC), has officially opened. The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, unveiled a plaque marking the inauguration Oct. 27. The terminal has an initial capacity of seven million passengers, a single 4.5 km Airbus A380-capable runway, and 64 remote stands. The airport will be expanded in a series of phases to eventually be capable of ...

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