Dubai Airport Terminal 2
About Dubai Airport Terminal 2
Roughly 50 different airlines use Terminal 2, including Dubai’s own budget airline called flydubai. The terminal currently has about 5 million passengers a year but the ongoing construction work, once completed, will increase its total capacity to 10 million passenger. Because it’s in a separate building from Terminals 1 and 3 you have to use the free shuttle bus service to get to Terminal 2, they operate 24 hours a day every day.
Terminal 2 levels
This terminal has four main levels open to passengers, with Level 1 containing the arrivals area that you’ll see if you’re flying in to Dubai. Here’s where you’ll your bags and leave the airport.
Level 2 is known as the boarding level and on it’s here you’ll find the boarding gates for your departing flights, as well as food and drink options, lounges, shopping and more.
Level 3 is home to the departures area where you’ll go if you are flying out of Dubai. The check-in counters are located here, as well as ticket sale desk and cashier services.
Level 4 is another arrival area where you’ll find yourself if you’re flying in to the city.
Terminal 2 services
Although Terminal 2 is far smaller than Terminal 1, it still offers several useful services:
- ATMs and banking options
- Places to exchange currency
- Car rental companies to arrange a vehicle for your vacation
- A play area for children
- Care rooms for babies
- A wide range of food and drink options
- A business center with computers, faxes and more for your needs
- Religious prayer rooms for Muslims and Christians
- Smoking lounges (located near departures and Gates A2, A23, B7, B27, C9 and C23)
- Medical centers for any health emergencies
- Wifi access
Terminal 2 lounges
Passengers looking for a little extra luxury and pampering before their flight out of Dubai can make use of the Marhaba Lounge for a fee.
The lounge is located opposite Gates F3 and F4 and offers an impressive range of amenities and other services to paying passengers.