DWC welcomed 845,046 passengers in its first year of passenger operations. This was mainly boosted by arrival of a number of passenger carriers during the runway refurbishment programme at Dubai International. The annual figures were also augmented by traffic during the fourth quarter, during which DWC handled 110,920 passengers.
The increased activity in passenger operations at DWC propelled the number of annual aircraft movements by 91.6% to 47,655 compared to 24,871 during 2013. The airport recorded 11,687 aircraft movements during the fourth quarter, up 47% compared to 7,948 in 2013.