Vertiports in Dubai: Skyports’ Design Approved
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Advanced air mobility (AAM) vertiport infrastructure leader Skyports Infrastructure has had the development of its vertiport designs for Dubai approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
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The design was presented by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Skyports Infrastructure and Joby Aviation at a closed presentation held before the World Government Summit 2023.
The presentation showcased the RTA and Skyports Infrastructure’s roadmap for the development of Dubai’s vertiport network by 2026, and featured a look at how future vertiport infrastructure may integrate with existing transportation, such as the RTA’s Dubai Metro network and Dubai International Airport.
Four potential vertiport sites near Dubai International Airport, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Downtown and Dubai Marina were shown to a senior delegation that…