Burj Khalifa Floors: 163 Floor’s Purpose

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✔ Did you know that the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, is the tallest free-standing structure ever built, with an impressive height of 829.8 meters?

✔ It boasts an astonishing 163 stories and has set 14 world records. The total cost of constructing this remarkable structure was $1.5 billion.



1. Burj Khalifa Floors Details  

B1-B2BasementsParking, mechanical
ConcourseArmani Hotel, Lobby
GroundArmani Hotel, Lobby
1-8Armani Hotel
9-16Armani Residences
17-18Mechanical Operation
38–39Armani Hotel SuitesRooms start at $600 per night; suites are more expensive
40–42Mechanical Operation
43Sky LobbyDeveloped with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
73–75Mechanical Operation
76Sky LobbyDeveloped with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
109–110Mechanical Operation
111–121Corporate SuitesIt consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
122Restaurant (At.mosphere)
123Sky LobbyDeveloped with Middle Eastern themes and Arabesque design concepts
124Observatory (At the Top)
125–135Corporate SuitesIt consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
136–138Mechanical Operation
139–147Corporate SuitesIt consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
148Observatory (At the Top)
149–154Corporate SuitesIt consists of 33 rooms for corporate use
155Mechanical Operation
156–159Communication & Broadcast
160–163Mechanical Operation


✔ Altogether, there are 163 floors in Burj Khalifa. B1-B2 ( basements ), Concourse, and the ground floor are also provided.

✔ The floor 1-8 floors are occupied for the Armani Hotel. Also, 9-16 floors are occupied by them for Armani Residences.

✔ Floors 17-18, 40-42, 73-75, 109-110, 136-138, 155 and 160-163  are utilized for mechanical operation.

✔ Floors 19–37, 44–72, and 77–108 are utilized for residential purposes.

✔ Floors 38–39 are occupied for Armani Hotel Suites. Staying in the world’s tallest building at Georgio Armani’s hotel is costly. Rooms usually begin at around $600 per night, and suites can cost multiple times that.

✔ The sky lobby is provided on the 43, 76, and 123 floors. The sky lobbies have been developed based on Middle Eastern themes and local heritage, much like the rest of the interior design of Burj Khalifa. The motifs and design concepts utilized are Arabesque.

✔ On floors 111-121, 125-135, 139-147, and 149-154, corporate suites are provided, consisting of 33 rooms for its use.

✔ On floor 122, the restaurant named Atmosphere is located.

✔ On floors 124 and 148, the top observatory is provided.

✔ On floors 156-159, communication and broadcast are provided.

✔ To set up a promotional advertisement or a message on the Burj Khalifa, One has to pay a cost of AED250,000 ($68,073) for a single three-minute display, according to the marketing agency that handles the lighting displays.



2. Burj Khalifa Floors Plan


burj khalifa floors


✔ On top floors, the sun can still be observed for a few minutes after it has set at ground level. This has directed Dubai clerics to rule that those living further on the 80th floor should wait 2 minutes to break their Ramadan fast, and those living above the 150th floor should wait 3 minutes to break their Ramadan fast.



3. Burj Khalifa Details  

NameBurj Khalifa
ImageJeddah tower Vs Burj Khalifa
HeightThe height of Burj Khalifa is 2722.44 feet (829.8 m).
FloorIt consists of 163 stories.
No. of PilesBurj Khalifa has 192 piles.
Construction Started2004 AD
Construction Finished2009 AD
 Opened2010 AD
Construction CostThe total cost of construction is $1.5 billion.
OwnerThe owner of Burj Khalifa is Emaar Properties Real Estate Development Company.
LocationBurj Khalifa is located in Dubai (UAE).
Floor AreaThe Floor area of the tower is 309,473 m².
ElevatorsThere are 57 elevators and eight escalators in Burj Khalifa.
RecordsTallest free-standing structure in the world.
Led Designer Adrian Smith
Designer Company Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Top Floor Height 605 m (1,985 ft)
Primary StructureReinforced Concrete
Tip StructureStructural Steel
Total Workers Involved In Construction10,000 – 12,000
Worker Dead During Construction1
Parking Spaces 2,957
Apartments In The Building900
Total Hotel Rooms In The Building304
Total Work Hours to Construct22 crore hours
Average Monthly Worker Paid For ConstructionUS$190



4. Jeddah Tower Vs Burj Khalifa  

Here is our comparison between Jeddah Tower and Burj Khalifa.

ParameterJeddah TowerBurj Khalifa
1. ImageJeddah tower Vs Burj KhalifaBurj Khalifa height
2. Present StatusOn hold.Completed.
3. LocationJeddah, Saudi Arabia.Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
4. HeightIt will be at least 1000 m or 3,280 ft, or 1 Km high.The height of Burj Khalifa is 2722.44 feet.
5. Number of Floors167 (If completed as planned, the number of floors will be 167).163 floors
6. Construction StartedApril 1, 2013.January 6, 2004.
7. Construction CompletedNot revealed.October 1, 2009.
8. Construction OpenedNot revealed.January 4, 2010.
9. Top floor heightThe top floor height will be 668 m or, 2,192 ft (If completed as planned).605 m (1,985 ft)
10. ObservatoryIt will be 652 m or 2,139 ft (If completed as planned).555.7 m or 1,823 ft.
11. Lifts/elevators5957
12. Architectural styleNeo-futurism.Neo-futurism.
13. OwnerJeddah Economic Company; Kingdom Real Estate Development.Emaar Properties.
14. CostUSD 1.23 BillionUSD 1.5 Billion.
15. Main contractorSaudi Binladin Group.Samsung C&T.
16. Structural engineerThornton Tomasetti.Bill Baker.
17. Old name or Alternative nameKingdom Tower.Burj Dubai or Khalifa Tower.
18. CountrySaudi Arabia.The United Arab Emirates.


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Verified Article By Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
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