Executive Chairman Dubai Aviation City Corporation
Khalifa Al Zaffin is the Executive Chairman at Dubai Aviation City Corporation. An expert on aviation and a leading figure in the aviation industry, he is specifically responsible for setting the strategic vision for Dubai World Central along with other major stakeholders.
A multi-phased urban development covering 145 square kilometers, DWC is an aerotropolis designed to meet the present and future needs of those who will live and work within this new urban development. At the heart of the development lies Al Maktoum International Airport which, once completed, will have the capacity to handle up to 12 million tonnes of cargo and 200 million passengers annually.
Khalifa is responsible for establishing the strategy and overlooking the operations, maintenance and business related activities of the eight districts (Residential, Logistics, Aviation, Commercial, Humanitarian, Exhibition, Golf and the Airport, itself) that comprise DWC and position it as a self-sustained economic zone.
In addition to his role at DACC, he is also the Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects, the construction arm of the Dubai aviation sector dedicated to developing the infrastructure and enhancing the capacity
of airports. Prior to his two decades of experience in aviation, Mr. Al Zaffin was a Senior Project Engineer at Dubai Aluminum Company Ltd. (DUBAL).
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