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About Khalifa Port Container Terminal

Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT) is Abu Dhabi's main container port and regional logistics gateway. Since the official inauguration on 12/12/12, KPCT has tripled the numbers of containers handled in Abu Dhabi and increased its direct network coverage from 5 to 60+ international destinations, connecting Kizad, Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE with the world markets.

KPCT features the latest technology and has been designed to accommodate the largest container vessels. The initial throughput capacity is 2.5 million TEU container traffic, with a master plan that caters for up to 15 million TEUs as and when this is required by the market.

As a supply chain partner to the regional industry, KPCT offers almost 2.5 mln sq.ft. of warehouse space and provides port-centric solutions such as a 700 Metric Tonnes packing facility for polymers.

Khalifa Port Container Terminal Location

KPCT is strategically situated between Abu Dhabi and Dubai with excellent hinterland connections via dedicated highway access, near the 4 regional international airport hubs. Khalifa Port will also be the first port in the United Arab Emirates with on-dock rail access when Etihad Rail becomes operational.

Location key Facts

  • Abu Dhabi, downtown: 60 km
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport: 30 km
  • Dubai, downtown: 85 km
  • JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone), Dubai: 45 km
  • Dubai Central Al Maktoum Airport: 50 km
  • Dubai International Airport: 85 km
  • Al Ain International Airport: 170 km