Check-in information

Make your travel experience easier with a little planning ahead. On the day of your flight, arrive early to save a few extra minutes to relax before your flight.

Familiarise yourself with the check-in details below to help avoid problems or delays in the airports.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport

Check-in times
Check-in opens 4 hours prior to scheduled departure time. Check-in for Economy Class closes 60 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Check-in for Business Class closes 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.

Check-in for U.S. flights

Check-in for all flights to the U.S. will close 2 hours before departure for guests who are commencing their journey in Abu Dhabi. The U.S. Preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi closes for acceptance 60 minutes before departure.

Terminal 1

At the crossroads of east and west, Abu Dhabi International Airport is one of the fastest growing airport hubs in the world.

It boasts of the latest technological advancements, upholds the strictest international safety standards and welcomes you with the warmest Arabian hospitality.

Terminal 1

Etihad Terminal 3

Our exclusive purpose-built terminal designed to offer you the Etihad experience you’ve become familiar with, on air and on ground.

Our warm welcome begins long before your flight takes off and lasts for a long time after you have landed.

Etihad Terminal 3

Midfield Terminal Complex

This ultra-modern terminal complex in the making will include a first of its kind indoor park, large selection of shopping, dining, entertainment and essential facilities, all for our guests waiting to board.

Scheduled to open on 2017, this spectacular and stylish terminal will become the ultimate experience and primary gateway for our guests.

Midfield Terminal Complex