About Dubai Logistics City
Dubai Logistics City is a part of Dubai world central development. Upon completion it will become the world’s first logistics platform with all transport modes. It will be located near Jebel Ali free zone.
Dubai Logistic City will have the capacity to turn over 12 million tonnes of air cargo annually, in addition to having its own staff village set in landscaped surroundings with sports and leisure facilities, restaurants, shops and service spreading over 21.5 square kilometres, a 140 square kilometre urban aviation community centred on what is to become the world’s fourth largest international airport, Al Maktoum International Airport currently being built 40 kilometres south of the existing Dubai International Airport.
Dubai Logistic City upon completion will consist of warehouses and plots of land for logistics business of industry, trade, and distributors, up to 16 air cargo terminals with an average of 30,000 square metres each will handle cargo. The 21.5 square kilometre Dubai Logistics City is part of Dubai government’s overall 2015 strategy to enhance the emirate’s transport and logistics services and capitalise on its geographical location to make Dubai a regional hub for logistics.
The Dubai Logistic City is a world’s first and one of its kind, its first phase will be fully operational in mid-2009 when first cargo flights are expected at Al Maktoum International Airport. The distribution centre of 25,000 square metre at DLC is already completed.
Once operational Dubai Logistics City will have:
- Air cargo terminals
- Land plots for industry or contract logistics
- Land plots for forwarders
- Land plots for aviation industry
- Shared forwarders warehouses
- Integrator facilities
- DLC Office Park
- DLC Labour Village