Airport Information

Dubai World Central Al Maktoum (DWC)

IATA Designation Level 2 (Level 3 in W23 for COP28 – 28 November 2023 to 14 December 2023)
Account Manager contacts  Dubai office: +971 4 504 5824

Fernando de Freitas,
+44(0)208 564 0626

Coordinator contacts (office contacts) Elliot Moorton
+971 58 546 4873
How to apply for slots SCR requests can be sent by email to
General Aviation and Business Aviation operators without approval to request slots should contact their FBO Handling agent.Please note that Freetext and GCR messages will not be accepted.
Airport Operating Hours & Airports conditions of use Dubai Al Maktoum International airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round.

Dubai Al Maktoum International airport is designated as a Coordinated airport (Level 3) in accordance with the IATA Worldwide Scheduling Guidelines.

Al Maktoum International Airport Conditions of Use for GABA flights – updated 24th November 2023

Al Maktoum International Passenger and Cargo Conditions of Use – updated 24th November 2023

GA Slot Adherence Policy – Updated 17 November 2014

Dubai World Central DWC General Aviation Conditions of use_ Updated 3rd May 2024

Dubai World Central DWC Passenger and Cargo Conditions of use_ Updated 3rd May 2024

ACL Office Coverage ACL provides services from 0730 to 2000 Dubai local time (0430 to 1700 UK local time), on weekdays only (excluding public holidays).
ACL Out of Hours Coverage Outside normal office hours (evenings, weekends, public holidays), or for flights within 24 hours, service is provided by the 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
AOCC +971 4504 5016 +971 4224 5928
Additional Operational Requirements
Planned Maintenance Day1 (Monday) there are scheduled runway closures due to maintenance. Closure times:

Arrivals 1050z-1405z & 1950z-2105z

Departures  1040z-1345z & 1940z-2045z


Local Guidelines  DWC Positioning, Training and Technical Stop Flights Local Rule
Sanction and Enforcement Codes
Coordination Committee
Slot Performance Committee
Seasonal Reports  ACL publishes Seasonal Reports for all Level 3 airports.  These can be found using the search function here.

Reports for Level 2 and Level 1 airports are not published.  If you would like to see reports for these airports, please contact us.

Capacity Declaration W22 Capacity Declaration

S23 Capacity Declaration

W23 Capacity Declaration

S24 Capacity Declaration

W24 Capacity Declaration

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