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How much do you know about Airport Runways?

Have you ever wondered why all runways used for take-offs and landings of aircraft are numbered? What is the significance of these numbers and are they just numbered randomly? Actually, the numbers signify the name for every runway, and it is important in helping the Pilot's determine which runway to use. This becomes critical for the Pilot to know at airports with more than one parallel runway used for both takeoff's and landing's.How are the runway numbers determined?Runway numbers are...

Dubai Airport - Year to date traffic nears 37 million passengers.

Things just keep getting busier at Dubai, the Pearl City of the Gulf. Dubai International (DXB) welcomed over 36.9 million passengers at DXB in the first five months of this year. The average monthly traffic volumes remained high in 2018 at 7.4 million passengers. In addition, passenger traffic for the past 12 months totaled 88,216,118, up 2.6% compared to 85,974,096 recorded during the corresponding period in 2016-2017. India remained the top destination country by passe...

Nadeem Lutfullah
Nadeem Lutfullah
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Posts 2
Experience 71 days
About me:

Once into Aviation - Always into it.

I started as a 20y old with Swissair back in 1980. Moved onto the GHA Dnata at Dubai in 2002, and made the last move of my career in 2015 to join Dubai Airports, which owns & manages the two Airports, Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC). Still enjoying and learning every day!