Delma Island & Sir Bani Yas Island Airports
Delma Airport plays a vital role in the development of the island, linking its local community, which consists of 6,000 people, to the UAE by providing convenient high quality transport infrastructure.
Operating since 15 December 2008, Sir Bani Yas Airport caters mainly to tourists visiting the Natural Island. It is located 250km southwest of Abu Dhabi coast in the Western Region.
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Delma island: Serving the local communities
- Delma Island is home to 6,000 people
- The airport provides fundamental transportation to and from Abu Dhabi
- The island is 45km2
- Delma island has four schools
- The flight time to Delma from Abu Dhabi is 45 minutes
Sir Bani Yas Island: Serving the Desert Island Resorts
- Sir Bani Yas Island is located 250kms south-west of the capital and it lies 9km off shore and is 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)
Delma Island Airport
Lying 250 kilometres south west of the capital and once a centre of pearl diving, Delma Island covers 45 square kilometres and in now home of a thriving community of 5.000 people.
Delma Island Airport plays a vital role in the infrastructure of the island, and provides residents with a convenient 45 minute flight connecting them to Abu Dhabi.
Sir Bani Yas Island Airport
Under a partnership agreement between the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) and ADAC, the island's airport is being upgraded to be a fully certified airport capable of receiving domestic and short-haul international commercial flights.
ADAC is also investing in an ambitious expansion project to redevelop the airport’s terminal and a seaplane and boat terminal, turning them into state-of-the-art facilities.
The flight time to the island takes approximately 45 minutes.
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.