Tag: Dubai airports

Dubai Airports to Close Southern Runway for 45 Days in 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dubai Airports has confirmed plans to close Dubai International’s (DXB) southern runway for a 45-day period in 2019 to conduct a comprehensive upgrade designed to boost safety, service and capacity levels. DXB operates 24/7, 365 days per year with over 1,100 aircraft movements per day featuring predominantly wide-body aircraft. While ongoing runway maintenance is scheduled […]

Dubai Airports CEO: Too Many Issues With The Circular Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dubai Airports CEO has said that the circular runway has too many issues with it to be feasible. In conversation with Aviation Business last month, Paul Griffiths said, “I think there are too many issues with it. I think a large aircraft turning landing effectively with a constant turning radius will put a lot of […]