Its takes 30 min to 45 min at Abu Dhabi airport for US passport and other nationality which is as per Abu Dhabi new policy.
Answered - Operation Supervisor (Current Employee) - New York, NY
Depends who is dealing with it.
Answered - Paint shop manager (Current Employee) - Abu Dhabi
It's of the biggest and most secured airport to travel in middle east. Proper length of time for the security clearance is well observed because they have enough facilities and in case...there will be unexpected huge numbers of passengers, they have backup to support to avoid any delays.
Answered - CARGO OFFICE AGENT (Former Employee) - Abu Dhabi International Airport