Alisdair Miller spent two hours climbing the huge building to capture the incredible pictures showing a spectacular view of Dubai.
An elevator stops almost three quarters up and then you have to climb the ladders to reach the summit.
This involves climbing the ‘needle’ – a 100 metres steel ladder inside a tall long shaft.
The top is not accessible to the public and visitors can only reach the viewing deck, which is around 1550 ft high.
Mr Miller, 42, said: ‘These photos were taken in Down Town Dubai, which the Burj Khalifa is the centre point of this district.
‘I was with a team that inspects the building for any maintenance that needs to be done.
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