Maen Razouqi,CEO, Kuwait Airways

(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor) Abu Dhabi : Abu Dhabi's much-awaited new Midfield Terminal will open towards the end of 2023, according to reports. The opening is most likely to take place on December 2, 2023, which is also the UAE National Day, reports said.

Construction for the new terminal began in 2012 and was due for completion in 2017, however due to a few challenges, the construction was delayed.

On completion and launch, Abu Dhabi's Midfield Terminal Building can accommodate up to 11,000 passenger per hour, or about 45 million passengers annually.

Once opened, terminals 1 and 2 will be shut down permanently, while T3, the latest addition, will likely be mothballed, reports claimed.

The massive terminal scales about 700,000 square metres, and was initially planned for to support the growth of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways.


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