Aircraft movements were also on the rise reaching 13,395 movements, representing a 15.4 percent increase.
The new airport is planned to have a capacity of 25 million passengers.
HIA saw an 11.36 percent passenger increase in July.
International airport to be built in Al Manama area of the emirate.
A summary of what the Al Maktoum International expansion will entail.
The first phase includes two satellite buildings that will be able to handle 120 million passengers annually, and accommodate 100 A380 aircraft at any one time.
New 10-part season set to air later this year on the National Geographic Channel.
Airport now under control of militants.
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