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Airports in Egypt

Egypt is steeped in history and culture, and its airports further amplify this significance, as they are hubs of transportation.
The nation holds a world record - 28 international airports being the most across all of Africa - making it an indispensable location for global air travel
Egypt is well known for its vast and efficient network of airports which makes traveling both within the country and abroad relatively convenient. In this piece, we will examine some of the most important Egyptian airports and their role in linking citizens to other parts of the world.

List of Airports in Egypt

  • Cairo International Airport 
  • Hurghada Airport
  • Luxor Airport
  • Abu Rudeis Airport
  • Abu Simbel Airport
  • Al Arish Airport


  • Alalamain International Airport
  • Dakhla Airport
  • El Minya Airport
  • Hurghada Airport
  • Kharga Airport
  • Luxor Airport
  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
  • Sidi Barani Airport
  • Siwa Airport
  • Mubarak International Airport
  • Tour Sinai City Airport
  • Taba International Airport
  • Borg El Arab Airport
  • El Nozha Airport
  • Asyut Airport
  • Marsa Alam Airport
  • Mersa
  • Alalamain International Airport
  • Dakhla Airport
  • El Minya Airport
  • Hurghada Airport
  • Aswan Airport
  • Alalamain International Airport
  • Dakhla Airport
  • El Minya Airport
  • Hurghada Airport
  • Matruh Airport
  • Port Said Airport
  • Mount Sinai Airport



  • Kharga Airport
  • Shark Elowainat Airport


  • Kharga Airport
  • Luxor Airport

Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport is the main and busiest airport in Egypt, located about 15 kilometers from the heart of Cairo. Cairo Airport operates in Cairo, scheduling flights to 90 different destinations in 51 countries. Currently, Cairo Airport provides 6 domestic flights from Cairo City.

Luxor International Airport

Luxor Airport is a medium-sized airport that operates in Egypt, serving Luxor with 3 domestic flights from Luxor. At the present time, non-stop passenger flights operate from Luxor Airport to 10 destinations in 6 different countries.

Airlines that fly to Luxor:

  • EgyptAir
  • AlMasria Universal Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
  • TUI fly Belgium
  • Neos
  • Flyegypt
  • Air Arabia Egypt
  • Nile Air

How long does it take to get to Luxor from the Airport?

It takes about 20 minutes to get to Luxor from the airport, traveling about 10.3 km via Rd Lead.

Most beautiful places to visit in Luxor

You can’t be in Egypt and not hit the marvelous city of Luxor, the greatest open-air museum you’ll see, with its historical spots and best-preserved monuments. Visit the stunning Luxor and Karnak Temples, as well as the extraordinary Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. And, don’t miss the splendid Tutankhamun tomb and Temple of Hatshepsut.  

Sohag International Airport

Sohag International Airport is a small airport that operate in Egypt, serving non-stop passenger flights to 6 different destinations in 4 countries. Currently, there are no domestic flights operating from Sohag.

Aswan International Airport

Aswan Airport is a small airport located in Aswan, serving domestic flights only, with four domestic flights from Aswan.

Abu Simbel Airport

Abu Simbel Airport is a small airport, offering only domestic flights to or from Abu Simbel. At the present time, Abu Simbel Airport provides a non-stop flight to or from Aswan, covering about 134 miles in 45 minutes.

Places to visit in Aswan

Aswan is Egypt’s crown jewel, famous for its prominent landmarks, significant monuments, and epic River Nile, attracting tourists from all over the world. Being in Aswan, you can’t miss the architectural marvel, the High Dam, along with Lake Nasser. Also, Aswan will grace you with some of the stunning historical monuments that will just blow your mind, including Philae Temple and Abu Simbel Temple Complex. Escape the hectic world, hop aboard a serene Nile Cruise, pass by the iconic Elephantine Island, and feel the tension leaving your nerves as you feel the fresh breeze grazing your face.

Marsa Alam International Airport

Marsa Alam Airport is an international airport that lies in Marsa Alam. In the present time, the airport serves around 22 different destinations in 8 countries, along with four domestic flights from Marsa Alam.

Asyut Airport

Asyut Airport is a small airport operating in Egypt, providing non-stop passenger flights to 3 different destinations in 3 countries. Currently, there are no domestic flights from Asyut.

Hurghada International Airport

Hurghada Airport is considered the second-largest airport in Egypt, providing non-stop passenger flights for 52 different destinations in 16 countries. Currently, there are 6 domestic flights operating from Hurghada.  

Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport

Sharm el-Sheikh Airport is considered the third-largest airport in Egypt, serving South Sinai. Sharm el-Sheikh Airport provides non-stop passenger flights to 36 different destinations in 12 countries. Currently, there are 5 domestic flights operating from Sharm el-Sheikh.

Borg El Arab Airport

Borg El Arab Airport is the famous airport operating in Alexandria City, providing non-stop passenger flights to 10 different destinations in 9 countries. Currently, there are 3 domestic flights operating from Alexandria.

List of Egyptian Airlines

The upcoming list are the currently operating airlines in Egypt:

  • Air Arabia Egypt
  • Air Cairo
  • Air Sinai
  • Alexandria Airlines
  • AlMasria Universal Airlines
  • AMC Airlines
  • EgyptAir
  • EgyptAir Cargo
  • FlyEgypt
  • Nesma Airlines
  • Nile Air
  • Petroleum Air Services
  • Smart Aviation Company

What is the best airline to fly to Egypt?

EgyptAir is the main national airline operating in Egypt that follows the highest standards of safety and hygiene. We can’t say specifically answer this question as there are many great airlines, but EgyptAir has a decent record and reputation for being one of the best across the world.