The most important airports in Egypt
Egypt has dozens of airports, 19 airports, in different governorates in different directions. These airports have a large capacity for passengers and departures ranging from hundreds to thousands per hour. These airports range from international airports to international airports, To domestic airports only. Among the most important airports in Egypt:
Cairo International Airport (CAI)
The largest and oldest airports in Egypt since its establishment in 1942, northeast of Cairo, 22 kilometers, consists of 4 runways for landing and landing of aircraft and 3 passenger buildings with a total capacity of 20 million passengers. Their areas of residence with places to shop for gifts of all kinds and parking lots.
Alexandria Airport (HEAX)
It is located 4 nautical miles from the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria on a total area of 302 billion square meters with a capacity of 600 passengers per hour via two runways that accommodate 10 aircraft.
The city also includes Burj Al Arab Airport, 43 km² in the south-west, with an area of over 50,000 square meters and a passenger capacity of 1000 passengers per hour through two corridors with 11 aircraft.
Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH)
It is one of the largest airports in Egypt with a total area of 253 billion square meters with a capacity of more than 4000 passengers per hour through two lounges for the reception and farewell of passengers, and two entrances accommodating 46 pilots, as well as limousines to transport passengers through the airport or outside.
Hurghada Airport (HRG)
It is located approximately 3 miles south of the Red Sea city of Hurghada on an area of more than 218 billion square meters with a capacity of up to 3000 passengers per hour.
Aswan Airport (ASW)
It is located 10 miles south-west of the city in southern Egypt on an area of more than 3 million square meters with a capacity of 3200 passengers per hour and 28 aircraft.
The city also includes Abu Simbel airport, which is two miles away from Abu Simbel with a capacity of 500 passengers per hour with a capacity of 10 aircraft per day.
Luxor Airport (LXR)
It is about 6 miles from the city center with a capacity of 4000 passengers per hour.
In addition, Egypt also includes other airports such as El Gouna, Port Said, Taba, Marsa Matrouh, St. Catherine, East El Owainat, Sohag and Assiut, the Dakhla and El Kharga Oasis, and El Tour City in Sinai.