Concourse A is part of Terminal 3 at Dubai International. Designed for the exclusive use of Emirates airline, Concourse A has increased the airport’s total capacity from 60 million passengers to 75 million passengers per annum.
The facility features 20 aircraft contact gates, all capable of accommodating the A380, in addition to 13 remote stands. It is 90m wide and 645m long, and has a total built-up area of 580,000 m2. It is a fully airside structure and is connected to the two major public levels of Concourse B and Terminal 3 (T3) via an airport train, in addition to the vehicular and baggage handling system utility tunnels.
Concourse A is partially underground comprising the airport train stations (both arriving and departing), the lower and upper levels are connected by means of very large elevators that act as the main feature in a central atrium.
Dubai International Hotel has both four and five star operations at Concourse A.