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UAE: Statement from Abu Dhabi International Airport
UAE: Statement from Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi Airports Company celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the official opening of Abu Dhabi International Airport, and its prominent role in consolidating the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global hub for aviation, trade and tourism.

The company revealed in a statement that the new airport building, which began construction in 2012, will accommodate, once it is opened, up to 45 million passengers annually.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: "For 40 years, Abu Dhabi International Airport has connected the world with Abu Dhabi, highlighting the emirate as a leading destination for tourism, trade and economy."