Aviation Why Dubai's plan to build the world’s largest airport is facing turbulence Updated : September 28, 2019 08:02 PM IST The completion date for the first phase had already seen a five-year delay and was pushed to the latter half of 2030. In the last ten years, the current airport grew from 47 million passengers in 2010 to 89 million passengers in 2018. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.