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Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)


Al Maktoum International airport is designated as a Facilitated airport (Level 2) in accordance with the IATA Worldwide Scheduling Guidelines.

Apply for Slots

SCR requests can be sent by email to slots@acl-international.com. General enquiries can be emailed to international@acl-international.com. General Aviation and Business Aviation operators without approval to request slots should contact their FBO Handling agent.

Airport Opening Hours & Conditions of Use

Al Maktoum International airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round.

Al Maktoum International Airport Conditions of Use for GABA flights - Updated 27 March 2016

Al Maktoum International General Airport Conditions of Use - Updated 27 March 2016

GA Slot Adherence Policy - Updated 17 November 2014

ACL provides services from 0730 to 2000 Dubai local time (0430 to 1700 UK local time), on weekdays only (excluding public holidays), and the coordination team can be contacted as follows:


Telephone No. Fax No.
UK office:  +44 (0)20 8564 0612 / 0622 / 0623 / 0625 +44 (0)20 8564 0691
Dubai office:  +971 4 216 2153 n/a


ACL Out of Hours Coverage

Outside normal office hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays), or for flights within 24 hours, service is provided by Dubai International Airport.

Please note – the Out of Hours service will only deal with short term ad-hoc schedule changes and new requests.  All other changes must be submitted to ACL during normal office hours.

The contact numbers for Out of Hours assistance at Dubai International are shown below:


Cover Provided By Telephone No. Fax No. / E-mail
Airports Operations and JCR  00 971 4 504 5006/5019

AODMDCDO@dubaiairports.ae /



Dubai Airshow 2015



Dubai Airports has released an AIP supplement describing restrictions and proceudres, including opening times, for operators wishing to use DWC Al Maktoum Airport during the 2015 Dubai Air Show. Slot restrictions apply to all airport users, including aircraft exhibitors. The information can be found at the below links. 
If you wish to send a slot request direct to ACL using IATA SSIm Chapter 6 Format, this can be sent to slots@acl-international.com. Please note that Freetext and GCR messages will not be accepted. GA Operators must apply for slots through their nominated Handling Agent. 


All other queries should be directed to international@acl-international.com

Capacity Declarations

W14 Capacity Declaration

S15 Capacity Declaration

W15 Capacity Declaration

S16 Capacity Declaration

W16 Capacity Declaration

Traffic Reports

DWC Start of Season Report - S14

DWC Start of Season Report - W14

DWC Start of Season Report - S15

DWC Start of Season Report - W15

DWC Start of Season Report - S16

Local Guidelines

Dubai World Central(DWC) is opening its doors for passenger operations with the start of IATA Winter Season 2013/2014, 27th October 2013.

Coinciding with the opening, Dubai Airports will implement a policy on new and existing passenger charters operating at DXB.

For clarifications on the policy and to discuss your operations at DWC, please contact the Aviation Business Development Team at Dubai Airports.

Airport Website


Airport Committees

A Schedules Facilitation Committee is in the process of being set up.