Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

First steps for Dubai

Construction of the first runway of Dubai World Central International Airport (JXB) is on target for completion in October 2007.

“Over 70 per cent of JXB’s first four and a half kilometre CAT III runway is complete with the target month for completion set for October 2007,” said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Aviation Corporation – Dubai World Central, Government of Dubai.

“This first runway – of a final six – will enable JXB to commence operations in mid-2008 as the world’s largest passenger and freighter airport and cargo hub.”