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Acronyms used in Dubai and the UAE

Dubai and UAE acronyms and abbreviations

A list of common acronyms and abbreviations used in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and other UAE emirates. It is not a comprehensive or complete list, nor is it a best or top acronyms list. List is in alphabetical order sorted on acronym, after table of emirates, cities, and airports abbreviations.

Airport, city, emirate abbreviations and telephone prefixes in UAE

Abbreviations for airports, cities, emirates in the UAE
Name Description 3 letter
abbreviation
3 letter IATA
airport code
4 letter
ICAO code
2 letter
code
2 letter
ISO 3166
Tel code
prefix
Notes
United Arab Emirates country UAE, ARE   OMAE (FIR) .ae (TLD) AE +971 Mobile prefix 05x
dirham UAE currency AED     Dh or dh      
Abu Dhabi airport, city, emirate ABD, AUH AUH OMAA AD AE-AZ 02* *03 in Al Ain
Ajman city, emirate AJM       AE-AJ 06  
Al Ain airport, city in Abu Dhabi emirate AAN AAN OMAL     03  
Al Maktoum Airport airport in Dubai DWC DWC OMDW     04  
Dubai airport, city, emirate DXB DXB OMDB   AE-DU 04 See also DWC
Dubai World Central DWC airport area in Dubai DWC         04  
Fujairah airport, city, emirate FUJ FJR OMFJ   AE-FU 09  
Ras Al Khaimah airport, city, emirate RAK RKT OMRK   AE-RK 07  
Sharjah airport, city, emirate SHJ SHJ OMSJ   AE-SH 06* *09 on East Coast
Umm Al Quwain city, emirate UAQ       AE-UQ 06  

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