Sir Bani Yas Airport

Operating since 2008, Sir Bani Yas Airport caters mainly to tourists visiting the Natural Island. It is located 250km southwest of Abu Dhabi’s coast in the Western Region.

Sir Bani Yas Island Airport

Airport Data

  • Sir Bani Yas Island covers an area of 87km²
  • The Island is an eco-resort forming part of the ‘Desert Islands’ project
  • Sir Bani Yas is home to Arabia’s largest wildlife reserve.

Airport advancement

Under a partnership agreement between the Department of Tourism (DTC) and Abu Dhabi Airports, the island's airport has been upgraded to fully certified airport, equipped to receive domestic and short-haul international commercial flights.

At Abu Dhabi Airports, we have invested in an ambitious expansion project to redevelop the airport’s terminal, seaplane and boat terminals, converting them into state-of-the-art facilities.

Sir Bani Yas Island: Serving the Desert Island Resorts

  • Sir Bani Yas Island is located 250kms southwest of the capital and lies 9km off shore across 87km2 
  • The airport began operation in November 2008 
  • The Island is an eco-resort which is part of the ‘Desert Islands’ 
  • Sir Bani Yas is home to Arabia’s largest wildlife reserve 
  • The airport is undergoing an upgrade in parallel with the Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC)

Award-winning Company

Since 2006 Abu Dhabi Airports has been receiving numerous prestigious awards from prominent international and local organizations in acknowledgement of its operational excellence, as well as marketing, training and corporate responsibility initiatives.

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