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Important Announcement

Before travelling to, from or through Abu Dhabi Airport, please ensure that you are familiar with the regulations that apply to your trip. Depending on the nature of your journey, you will need to gather this information from a range of sources including but not limited to:

If you are arriving in the UAE, you will need to obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test result before your travel, issued no more than 96 hours prior to your arrival in the UAE. 

Upon arrival, all inbound passengers will have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 PCR test at Abu Dhabi International Airport.


While in Abu Dhabi International Airport, you will need to wear a face-mask and disposable hand gloves. You will also need to adhere to social distancing measures at all times.


Please note: 


Travellers bear full responsibility for ensuring they comply with the requirements for their travel and neither the airport nor airline can be held responsible for any issues associated with non-compliance.

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5 ways to make the most of your stopover

Only in town for a couple of hours? Make the most of your stopover with a designer shopping spree, a visit to a thrilling water park or some time out in a luxury spa. Here are our top five attractions within 10 km of Abu Dhabi International Airport.


ESPA at the Yas Hotel
Weary travellers can banish jet lag at ESPA, a blissful sanctuary where you can relax with a massage or experience a traditional hamman.
Zen out 

Yas Mall
Indulge in some retail therapy in the capital’s biggest mall. Browse international and local brands, enjoy a meal at any one of the 60 restaurants or catch a movie at the city’s biggest cinema.
Ready, set, shop!

Yas Marina Circuit
Experience the thrill of being an F1 racer as you zoom around the world-renowned circuit in a Ferrari, Mercedes or an Aston Martin sports car. 
Hit the gas


Yas Waterworld 
Splash out at the region’s largest waterpark. Adrenaline junkies and kids alike will be spoilt for choice with over 40 rides to choose from.
Take the plunge

Yas Marina 
Enjoy a scenic cruise with Captain Tony’s, lounge on the pristine beach and savour any style of food you fancy from casual pub grub to fine dining.
Sail away


There’s a lot more to explore