About 42m people a year pass through the airport’s three terminals now, according to Paul Griffiths, Dubai International’s chief executive. Earlier this year it became the world’s third-busiest international airport. With passenger growth running at an annual rate of nearly 20% and capacity planned to reach 90m in the next few years, it will not be long before Dubai overtakes Heathrow.
Aviation in the Gulf: Rulers of the new silk road | The Economist
Well at least Kuwait Airport is renovating the luggage conveyors!