Dubai Logistics City is the part of Duabi world central developement,upon completion it will become worlds first logistics platform with all transport modes.It will be located near Jebel Ali free zone. DLC will have the capacity to turnover 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. DLC upon completion will consists 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 DLC 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 compelted.
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
Dubai Logistics City will house its own Community Village with a built up area of 350,000 square metres and will be capable to accommodate 40,000 staff all within easy travel distance of the workplace.