Formed in the year 2006, Abu Dhabi Airports is a public joint-stock company and one of the largest airport operators in the UAE. Wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government, the company was formed with a mission to redevelop the aviation infrastructure of the Emirate. The company currently owns and operates 5 airports namely, the Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Al Ain International Airport, the Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Delma Island Airport and the Sir Bani Yas Island Airport. Abu Dhabi Airports is also the owner of the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) which is recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The GCAS was formed with an aim to provide aviation training in Abu Dhabi and the surrounding regions.
Since its inception, Abu Dhabi Airports has played and continues to play an important role in accomplishing the Government of Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030. As a part of its efforts in realizing the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, the company is taking care of the expansion and redevelopment of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC). It is also working towards developing a series of commercial districts, subsidiaries and brands which will provide necessary services to different parties across its airports. Abu Dhabi Freezones is part of the same initiative.
With its mission to become the world’s leading airports group while contributing to Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to investing in the UAE Nationals working with them by developing their skills and preparing them for leadership roles within the organization.