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In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

From an arch stretching 180 metres and weighing 700 tonnes, to over 50 million man working-hours, the facts and figures around the Midfield Terminal Project in the UAE capital are impressive

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

The new Midfield Terminal is designed to handle 30 million passengers per year, with a capacity to handle up to 8,500 passengers per hour

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

When complete, the Midfield Terminal, along with the existing terminals at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), will serve the increasing number of passengers who fly through the UAE capital each year - a number expected to surpass 45 million within the next 10 years

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

The $3bn project will also have 2.8 hectares of retail and food and beverage outlets

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

The terminal will have 156 check-in counters and 48 self-service kiosks


In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

The Midfield Terminal will be the largest architectural structure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, visible from more than 1.5km away

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

A total of 145 lifts and 46 travelators will be installed at the new terminal

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

A 27-km, state-of-the-art baggage handling system will be installed at the terminal, which is capable of processing more than 19,000 bags per year 

In pictures: Latest images of the Midfield Terminal project in Abu Dhabi

The Midfield Terminal's airline lounges will have 30,000 square metres of space for travellers to enjoy