Key Achievements

Read about some of our large-scale projects at AUH.


  • VIP Terminal

    VIP Terminal

    Our VIP Terminal at AUH offers convenience, efficiency and luxury in an exclusive environment, in line with our commitment to deliver tailor-made services of the highest possible standards.

  • Southern Runway Refurbishment

    Southern Runway Refurbishment

    2014 saw the closure of the AUH’s Southern Runway, with refurbishment work subsequently accommodating Etihad Airways’ new Airbus A380s. The refurbishment was completed in December 2014 as part of a broader program to enhance airport runway infrastructure.

  • Terminal 1 Expansion

    Terminal 1 Expansion

    As part of our commitment to ensure a comfortable, hassle-free travel experience, we successfully upgraded numerous Terminal 1 facilities to enable smoother passenger flows.

  • Terminal 3

    Terminal 3

    Opened in 2009, the impressive Terminal 3 building originally increased overall annual passenger capacity.

  • North Runway

    North Runway

    Completed in 2008, the North Runway immediately doubled AUH’s runway capacity and made it the first airport in the UAE with CATIIIB capability, allowing landings in thick fog and adverse weather conditions. The runway is 4.1 kilometres long and 60 meters wide.

  • Terminal 1 Refurbishment

    Terminal 1 Refurbishment

    Read about our award-winning refurbishments of Zayed International Airport’s Terminal 1, resulting in increased capacity and passenger comfort.

  • Air Traffic Control Complex

    Air Traffic Control Complex

    Opened in 2010, the Air Traffic Control Complex (ATCC) significantly upgraded flight safety and air traffic services with world-class communication, air navigation and surveillance technology.

  • Arrivals Hall

    Arrivals Hall

    Purposely designed to ease passenger and visitor flows, our Arrivals Hall at Terminals 1 and 3 has created opportunities for further growth and development at AUH.