Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone

In support of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, we established ADAFZ to own, operate, develop and manage logistics parks and business centers – known as Free Zones – around our airports.


These Free Zones provide comprehensive warehousing and fully serviced office solutions to a broad spectrum of business sectors, along with other highly unique and significant advantages.

Our Government Mandate

  • In 2010, the Abu Dhabi Executive Council declared our Abu Dhabi International, Al Ain International and Al Bateen Executive Airports Free Zone areas.
  • Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone’s mandate is to establish these Free Zones and provide all the required Free Zone services to these airports and their stakeholders, beginning with AUH.

Target Sectors

The purpose of Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone is to establish a unique and preferred business destination for local and international organisations in the following sectors:

  • Aviation
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Airport services
  • Logistics
  • Cargo
  • Freight
  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consultancy management
  • Trading
  • Light industries
  • Marketing & events
  • Other service providers engaged in aviation-friendly, light industrial activities seeking to gain advantage from close proximity to the airport for import and export purposes

The Free Zone Advantage

Companies opting to set up at any of Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone’s precincts enjoy Free Zone benefits such as:

  • 100% corporate and income tax exemptions
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No custom duties
  • Close proximity to the airport to facilitate imports and exports
  • Quick, simple registration and licensing within our “One-Stop-Shop”
  • 24/7 security and access to facilities
  • In-house IT and telecommunications services
  • Independent regulations
  • Easy access to regional markets

What We Offer

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone’s jurisdiction spreads across more than 12km² around AUH, covering five commercial districts:

  • Logistics Park
  • T3 Business Park
  • Southside Destination Village
  • Al Falah District
  • Airport City

We provide a wide range of facilities and infrastructure such as:

  • Warehousing units
  • Commercial offices
  • Furnished offices (Flexi-Desk and Executive options)
  • Partially fitted-out offices
  • Plots of land for development
  • A full range of essential amenities to serve everyday business needs
  • Retail licenses

We deliver the full spectrum of Free Zone services in a One-Stop-Shop environment such as:

  • Company registration
  • Licensing:
    • Trade licenses
    • Service licenses
    • Light industrial licenses
  • Leasing & Property Management
  • Rapid visa processing for employees

Businesses can operate as any of the following legal entities:

  • Branch of a Foreign or Local Company
  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC) – Natural/Individual
  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC) – Corporate

Get in Touch
Toll Free 8001111
Website : www.adafz.ae

Award-winning Company

Since 2006 Abu Dhabi Airports has been receiving numerous prestigious awards from prominent international and local organizations in acknowledgement of its operational excellence, as well as marketing, training and corporate responsibility initiatives.

Get in Touch

Get in touch with us at+971 2 800 1111