Airports in Egypt
More than a dozen airports in Egypt receive thousands of tourists every day, hurrying to meet the luxurious beaches, the riches of the Red Sea and the unique heritage of the ancient civilization. The country's most popular air gates are located near resorts and in the capital of the country of the pharaohs. Aeroflot and EgyptAir fly from Moscow to Cairo several times a week, and charters and regular flights from many cities of Russia are organized towards the beaches. Travel time from the capital is 4.5 hours.
Egypt International Airports
The main air harbors for the vast majority of Russian travelers are the airports of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh. In addition, you can also land in these cities:
- The new terminal in Taba was built at the end of the last century and since then this airport in Egypt has been able to receive up to half a million passengers annually. In addition to internal EgyptAir flights, Taba Airport accepts charters from the UK, Switzerland and some other European countries..
- Egypt's Marsa Alam Airport was built in response to the development of beach tourism in the southern part of the country. The city where the airport is located is very popular with European travelers, and therefore the main airlines with flights to Marsa Alam are based in the Old World. You can get to the south of the Red Sea coast on the wings of Air Berlin, Thomas Cook Airlines, Transavia, LOT Polish Airlines and other air carriers. Details of timetables and services at - www.marsa-alam-airport.com.
- The Valley of the Kings near Luxor can be reached by landing at Egypt's international airport, 6 km from the city. Passenger services include mother and child rooms, duty-free shops, restaurants, currency exchange and car rental.
Egypt's main airport is located 15 km from the business center of Cairo. International departures are made from Terminal 3, which has all the infrastructure required for an air port of this status - Duty Free shops, restaurants, hotel, car rental and currency exchange offices..
Airport transfers are carried out by cars, which can be ordered at the exit from the arrivals hall. The price of the trip depends on the class of the car and the destination. From the offered taxis, it is worth choosing white cars equipped with taximeters.
On a beach vacation
The main airports in Egypt, the services of which tourists use, are the air gates to Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada..
The first one is a regular object of attention of the Russian airlines Aeroflot, Orenburg Airlines, Russia, Vladivostok Avia, Kogalymavia and some other carriers organizing regular and charter flights from Moscow, Orenburg, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Mineral Waters, Irkutsk, Kemerovo and many more cities of the country.
Hurghada receives daily flights from the Russian capital and the province. Tourists usually entrust the transfer to the selected hotel to the host companies, but the car rental service at the airport works flawlessly..