Expo site will cover a total area of 1.5 million square metres
Dubais Expo 2020 site has been designed to handle an expected 300,000 visitors per day, MEEDs Destination Dubai 2020 conference was told on 29 January.
Chris Scott, director, investment and development management, Dubai World Trade Centre, said the total Expo area would cover a total area of 1.5 million square metres, and has been designed to handle 300,000 visitors per day.
Scott said that the Expo site will have three main themed zones: Al-Wasl plaza, opportunity zone, mobility zone and a sustainability zone. The Expo site will also have a logistics section covering a total area of 180,000 square metres.
The MEED event was told on 28 January that the RTA was planning to connect the existing Red metro line up to the Expo site.
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