Abu Dhabi airport to be renamed

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UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued directives to rename Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Its new name, Zayed International Airport, will take effect from February 9, 2024.

The announcement comes as the airport's new Terminal A is set to begin operations on Wednesday, November 1.

Spanning 742,000 sqm, the terminal has an annual capacity of up to 45 million passengers and can accommodate 79 aircraft at any given time.

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