ABOUT AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Al Bateen Airport is a part of the larger development in Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen. It includes the Al Bateen Executive Airport and a mix of villas and apartments close to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. One of the emirate’s key residential neighborhoods, the master development Al Bateen is home to some of the city’s major fishing ports. Surrounded by incredible views of the ocean, this community offers a mix of upscale residential and commercial properties. As per Abu Dhabi 2020 Rental Market Report prepared at Bayut and Dubizzle, Al Bateen Abu Dhabi Airport is one of the top areas for renting villas in Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi.
Among several sub-communities in the region, Bateen Airport primarily features rental villas and apartments. Properties on offer have convenient interior and exterior designs. In addition to airport facilities, residents in this sub-community have easy access to restaurants, international schools, supermarkets, malls and other recreational activities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Home to Al Bateen Executive Airport
- Spacious studios to 3-bed flats for rent
- A good range of residential villas on offer
- A short drive from Al Bateen Beach
- Nearby major hospitals, clinics and schools
Popular points of interest include:
- Paved stone boulevards
- Tree-lined streets
- Close to the city’s coastline
Some of the properties come with private pools. Additionally, Al Bateen Street runs right alongside this neighborhood and allows residents easy access to the rest of the city. It is also near Al Salam Street, a major road extension running along many key areas and residential communities in Abu Dhabi. Residents are also within close proximity to Airport Street which connects to the entire capital.
PROPERTIES IN AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Properties in Al Bateen Airport range from 3 to 6-bedroom villas for rent ranging from 1,500 sq. ft. to 5354 sq. ft. in size. Additionally, 1 to 2-bedroom apartments range from 350 sq. ft. to 2,315 sq. ft. There are studio apartments spanning from 350 sq. ft. up to 900 sq. ft.
Rental Trends in Al Bateen Airport
- 1 BED
- 1 BATH
- 831 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 509 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 469 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 549 SQFT
- 1 BED
- 1 BATH
- 969 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 509 SQFT
- 1 BED
- 2 BATHS
- 549 SQFT
- 1 BED
- 1 BATH
- 929 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 499 SQFT
- 1 BATH
- 499 SQFT
Those interested in renting apartments can choose between 700 sq. ft. studios to 1,500 sq. ft. 3-bed flats. The price trends for each unit type is mentioned below:
- You can get studio apartments for rent for AED 23k at the minimum
- Renting 1-bed flats in Al Bateen Airport costs around AED 43k per year
- There are 3-bedroom apartments for rent starting from AED 100k
This sub-community also offers 3 to 5-bedroom villas spanning across 3,250 sq. ft. to 7,000 sq. ft. Independent houses in this sub-community come with shared swimming pool facilities. Those with additional amenities like servant quarters, private outdoor spaces and landscaping fetch higher rental rates.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL BATEEN AIRPORT
There isn’t a shortage of parking spaces in Al Bateen Airport. Additionally, there are also covered parking spaces or garages for 1 to 2 cars.
Public Transportation near Al Bateen Airport
Those who prefer relying on other modes of transportation near Bateen Airport will be happy to know that this sub-community is just a short drive away from local bus and metro stations. Examples include the Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station, from the fastest route, 9th St (Al Falah Street). Residents or their guests can always use ride-hailing services like Careem and Uber to get around the city too.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
There are plenty of supermarkets near Al Bateen Airport. The nearest are Bateen Stars Supermarket, Shaheen Supermarket and Yum (Your Urban Market) 7 minutes away. For larger grocery hauls, head out to SPAR Express to the east — an 11-minute drive away. Spinneys is also an easy 8-minute drive away via Al Bateen Street.
MOSQUES NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
There are several mosques near Al Bateen Airport. The nearest is the Muhammad Bin Awjah Mosque within a 5-minute drive. Towards the coast lies the Shiekh Khalifa Bin Zayed Mosque, a short 4-minute drive away. Moreover, you will find the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque within the vicinity.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
To find churches, you won’t have to go far. There is St. George’s Orthodox Cathedral and Abu Dhabi Apostolic Tamil Church a short drive away in the community of Al Mushrif.
The nearest Hindu temple, Jagannath Temple is 15 minutes away. To reach it, head southwest via Al Khalij Al Arabi Street. For the community’s Sikh residents, there is the New Gurudwara in Mussafah a 23-minute drive away. Just head northeast toward Al Bateen Street and drive along Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street to reach it.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Nursery schools near Al Bateen Airport include:
- Green Fields Nursery
- British Orchards Nursery
- Kidz Link Nursery
- Bright Beginnings Nursery
Primary schools nearby include:
- Al Ghazali School
- Al Bateen Academy
- Al Bateen Primary Model School
- The Pearl Academy – Aldar Academies
Al Bateen Academy is a primary school located a 5-minute drive away from the sub-community. The institute follows an English National Curriculum from year 7 to year 11. Additionally, it also offers an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) for year 12 and 13 which is recognized by leading global universities.
For residents looking for information on institutes of higher education, there is the European International College. Located 8 minutes away, this institute offers disciplines like Hospitality Management, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and more.
A 16-minute drive northeast will take one to the HCT Abu Dhabi Women’s College. There is also the University of Strathclyde Business School located 16 minutes northeast. In addition to business studies, this institute offers disciplines in Science, Engineering, Science and Social Sciences.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Medical facilities nearby include:
- Al Bateen Healthcare Centre
- Al Rowdah Healthcare Centre
- Gulf Diagnostic Centre Hospital (GDC)
One of the many clinics near Bateen Airport, Al Bateen Healthcare Centre is located 5 minutes away. Al Rowdah Healthcare Centre is another clinical facility located 8 minutes away from the sub-community. Niche clinics include the Samaya Eye Hospital 5 minutes away and the Corpofino Dermatology Clinic 11 minutes away. The latter offers a range of dermatological services from antiaging and pimple removal treatments to laser hair removal.
There is also a pharmacy, HealthPlus Pharmacy, close to the sub-community and a 4-minute drive away. As for hospitals near Al Bateen Airport, there is GDC 4 minutes away which offers everything from check-ups to preventive care and immunizations. For a more extensive range of treatments, head out to Sheikh Khalifa Medical City 9 minutes away. This facility offers services in neurosurgery, emergency medicine, ophthalmology, psychiatry, pediatrics and more.
This residential community is close to a number of other similar areas and entertainment options nearby. Residential communities nearby include:
Mainly a residential community, Al Mushrif offers villas and apartments. It’s a 9-minute drive away northeast via Al Bateen Street. Entertainment options nearby are as follows:
- Murjan Splash Park
- Sunrise Desert Safari
Sparky’s is a theme park located 14 minutes northeast and features fun rides for kids. Located within a 20-minute ride, Murjan Splash Park is an indoor water park and a great place for families with children to cool off, especially during the hot summer months. For morning desert safaris, head southwest to Sunrise Desert Safari 7 minutes away. In addition to dune bashing and camel rides, this place also offers pick and drop services.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Malls near Al Bateen Airport include Al Wahda Mall 11 minutes away. Popular stores in this mall include:
- H&M – A Swedish clothing retailer
- GUESS – American clothing brand and retailer
- Giordano – Retailer offers apparel and accessories for men, women and children
This mall also offers a number of retail options such as Etude House for cosmetics, Reebok for footwear, Kiddy Zone for toys, Timberland for menswear and more. Additionally, there are also a number of optical brands like Majestic Optics as well as a costume store.
Money exchange services are available for the convenience of international customers. In addition to valet parking services this mall also offers overnight parking and parking services for ladies. Head southeast from Al Wahda mall to Al Khalidiyah Mall. Popular stores here are:
- Lulu Hypermarket – A supermarket
- Homes r Us – Specialises in home furnishings and interiors
- Sun and Sand Sports – An athletic retail store
- Cine Royal Cinema – A Cineplex offering premium, platinum and royale viewership
A relatively smaller establishment, Al Khalidiyah Mall offers additional retail options. These include electronics stores like Samsung, Nayomi which is a lingerie store and specialty stores like Super Quality Pet Accessories. Al Khalidiyah also features entertainment options for kids like Orange Hub which features a mini bowling alley, laser tag, a racing simulator, and arcade games.
Other malls nearby include the Nation Galleria 8 minutes away. This upscale establishment features a number of retail options and brands. A 14-minute drive southwest will take one to Futouh Al Khair Mall. Situated right in the heart of the city, this mall offers popular brands like ALDO, Monsoon, Dune and more.
Further, a 15-minute drive will take one to Al Mariah Mall. The 9 screen Cineplex is this mall’s main attraction. However, it also features a number of apparel, electronics, lifestyle, sports and cosmetic retailers. It’s also home to popular food outlets like Gloria Jeans, McDonald’s and Popeyes.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
In addition to a few cafes, located 5 minutes away, eateries and restaurants near Al Bateen Airport include:
- Burger King
- Zen Zan Restaurant
- Popeyes Chicken and Seafood
Additional offerings are in Al Wahda Mall like:
- Charleys Sub
- Pizza Hut
- London Fish and Chips
Casual dining restaurants near the community are Seashell Café which offers pocket-friendly snacks. For local cuisine, head out to Al Saj Café 7 minutes away. For a more upscale experience, head to Tasha’s, a boutique style South African café with a popular breakfast menu. Another casual eatery, Watermelon Restaurant and Café is a great place for an evening with the family with offerings ranging from healthy food items to fresh juices, unique cocktails, specialty coffees and more.
The sub-community is also within close proximity to restaurants offering specific cuisine. Residents hankering for Lebanese food, for example, may head out to Marasi Restaurant near Tasha’s. Restaurants offering Asian cuisine are also 10 or so minutes away. Examples include Oasis Chinese Restaurant, Ocean Chinese Restaurant and Chowking Orient Restaurant.
Nightlife options near the community include Velocity Sports Bar and Lounge, M Club and Lounge, Chillax Café and Sky Lounge 31 — all of which are within a 12-minute ride.
BEACHES NEAR AL BATEEN AIRPORT
Al Bateen is close to the coast which keeps residents in the area within close proximity to the area’s beaches. Popular beaches near Bateen Airport include Corniche Beach, Al Bateen Beach, Wavebreaker Beach and Abu Dhabi Beach. Corniche Beach limits swimming areas and hires lifeguards to keep families safe. Additionally, it also features a range of restaurants and snack shops.
Opposite to Corniche Beach is Wavebreaker Beach which offers breathtakingly beautiful views of the Abu Dhabi cityscape. Al Bateen Beach offers Jet Ski rentals and is a good place for swimming, picnics, kayaking and fishing. There is also Abu Dhabi Beach located southwest. In addition to lifeguard services, this beach offers free bathroom and shower facilities. All of these beaches are within a 12 or so minute drive from the community.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Al Bateen Executive Airport is counted among all the major airports in the UAE. It was chosen as the World’s 2nd Best Executive Airport by European Business Aviation News back in 2013. It is the only business airport in the MENA region. Some other landmarks close to the neighbourhood include:
- Qasr Al Watan
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Louvre Abu Dhabi
A popular cultural landmark located 10 minutes away, Qasr Al Watan is a tribute to the Arabian heritage. It’s a knowledge hub where visitors get to learn about the country’s legacy and governing values.
Another notable landmark near Al Bateen Airport, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an architectural marvel that incorporates different cultural styles. It’s an easy 7-minute drive away from Mohammad Bin Khalifa Street.
For leisure, head to the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Located 23 minutes southeast, this place is a haven for art lovers. In addition to its permanent gallery, this place also borrows notable pieces from French museums like the Centre Pompidou and Musee du Louvre.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
There aren’t any gyms, spas, pools or fitness facilities inside Al Bateen Airport. However, there are several in the overall community. Residents can keep fit at these places:
- Swimming pool at Bayshore Beach Club
- A tennis court in Al Bateen
- 2 public parks nearby
- Lifeline Wellness for gym facilities
Located 4 minutes from the sub-community, Al Bateen Park is a well-maintained area and a good place to enjoy evenings outdoors. Baynona Park, located a few minutes furthers, is a larger park perfect for jogging with a playground nearby.
Gyms near Bateen Airport include the Lifeline Wellness Gym which lies southwest and First Sport Club which is east and 6 minutes away. Spas and salons near Bateen Airport include:
- Oriental Beauty Spa Fitness
- Panacea Beauty Spa
- Tara Rose Hair and Beauty Salon
- Bedashing Beauty Lounge
Located 3 minutes away, Oriental Beauty Spa and Fitness features a ladies gym and pool in addition to massage as well as other spa services. The Bedashing Beauty Lounge is a salon 5 minutes away and offers services from hair styling and manicures to waxing and more.
There aren’t any events held at Al Bateen Executive Airport. Ones nearby include a Hooray for Holiday event scheduled for October 4th at the Emirates Palace.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There aren’t any Facebook groups about this sub-community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
One needs to own a vehicle to get around Al Bateen Abu Dhabi Airport. Local bus stations are a few minutes away and there are no metro stations nearby.