Frequently Asked Questions

Scroll through our FAQs to find the answers you are looking for. If you have any further visitor related questions, please contact us here

What are the show dates and times?

Sunday 14th – Thursday 18th November 2021. The show is open between 10:00 - 17:30 each day.

Registration opens at 08:00 for exhibitors and 09:00 for visitors on all days.

Is it open to the public?

No, the Dubai Airshow is a business trade show and is open to industry professionals only. You may be asked to provide a business card as proof of eligibility.

Individuals under 16 will not be allowed to attend.

Where is the Dubai Airshow located?

The show is located at DWC, Airshow Site. To find us on Google Maps, please click here. Alternatively, you can view direction on our venue and travel page.

Please find approximate driving times below:

  • Dubai Marina: 20 mins 
  • Downtown: 35 mins
  • Dubai International Airport: 45 mins
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport: 50 mins.

Please note that the Airshow site is a completely separate location to Al Maktoum Airport. 

How much does it cost to visit the show?

You can get the standard visitor badge for USD 85. Visitor badges are valid for all five days of the show and grant you complimentary access to the onsite conferences. 

How can I register as a visitor? Can I apply for VIP badges?

You can register to attend here. You will need a copy of your passport, Emirates ID if applicable and a passport size photo. There are no "VIP Badges" at Dubai Airshow.

How can I view Dubai Airshow Healthy and Safety Guidelines?

You can view Dubai Airshow general Health and Safety measures here

Can I register onsite?

Yes, but to avoid unnecessary delays we strongly advise you to pre-register online here

Can I register my colleagues?

Yes, group booking functionality is available for visitors from the same company. All group members require a passport copy and a passport-size photo.

What aircraft will be on display?

You can find the full list of aircraft on display at the Dubai Airshow closer to the show. The static display is open to all registered attendees.

What time does the flying display start?

The details of the flying display will be published in the flying display programme each morning of the show. The display will generally start at 14:00.

How do I get press accreditation?

Please check our Media Information page for more details.  

Is there parking available?

There is visitor parking available on-site. This will be a small charge per vehicle per day. Please note only cash paymemt will be accepted and exact change is appreciated. Alternatively, we offer a free shuttle bus service and you will be able to find the timetable online closer to the show. 

Can I hire a private car/ limousine?

Please contact our Official limousine company: Communicor worldwide Limousine service at

Is there disabled access?

The exhibition hall, meeting rooms and public areas will have disabled access. There are also disabled toilets on site which are clearly signposted. An allocation of parking bays will be reserved for disabled drivers.  Please note that parking passes are still required for access to these bays.
Visitor wheelchairs are available for the Emergency Medical Services Centre and are subject to availability.

How can I book a hotel?

We work with local partners to get access to special discounts unavailable anywhere else. To view hotels, click here.  

How do I get a visa for the UAE?

Please ask your hotel, travel agent, or Emirates Airline (if you are travelling with them) to arrange your visa. You can find more information from the Government of Dubai website here. The organisers are unable to offer any assistance with this process.

Is there WI-FI at the venue?

The venue Wi-Fi is very limited. Please do not rely on being able to access the free Wi-Fi onsite.

Can I bring a camera to the show?

Yes, you can bring your camera to the show.

Are there catering outlets at the show? Can I bring my own food/drink into the event?

There will be a variety of catering outlets at the exhibition offering a wide range of refreshments. Please note that you will not be allowed to bring your own food into the venue.

Is there a cloakroom or somewhere I can leave my items?

There will not be a cloakroom at the venue. Your items are your responsibility. We do not have a facility to store these.

How can I purchase a ticket to the Dubai Airshow Gala Dinner?

The Gala Dinner is organised by Dubai Airports and is by invitation only, tickets are available for purchase. Please direct any enquiries to the Dubai Airports team from September 2021. Contact details will be provided.