Abu Dhabi International Airport

Save time at the airport by familiarising yourself with the security regulations
Passenger Guide

All you need to know about your airport experience

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Security Regulations

At Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi Airports, the UAE Civil Aviation Authority, the UAE Police Force, Immigration Authority, airlines, and other airport agencies, work closely together to ensure aviation security. At the same time, we do our best to make your airport journey as smooth and pleasant as possible.

Regulations are in place regarding what you can bring with you in your checked luggage and hand luggage.

Prohibited items

Download this PDF which lists all items which are not allowed to be carried in hand luggage or checked luggage.

Liquids and gels

Find out what restrictions apply by visiting our luggage regulations page.

Check-point regulations

Find out what to expect at our security check-points here.

Passengers are advised to contact their respective airlines to clarify if there are any updates or new requirements on security checks to their flight destination.