08/08/2011 11:59 am ET Updated Oct 08, 2011

Dubai Airport Fourth-Busiest Airport, Wants To Be Even Busier (VIDEO)

Dubai airport is already the world's fourth-busiest airport, with 50 million passengers passing through in 2011 alone. Yet the airport, has plans to take over the likes of Hong Kong and London in international airport traffic.

Roughly 250,000 jobs are supported by Dubai's aviation sector with 370,000 jobs depending on the industry by 2020. The industry is worth $22 billion currently.

Despite all of this, Dubai has bigger plans ahead. WATCH this BBC video below to learn more: