Airport in Cairo
The busiest airport in Egypt is in Cairo. This airport is part of the world's largest aviation alliance Star Alliance and is the main airport for tourists wishing to get to know ancient Egypt. The airport in Cairo is located about 15 km northeast of the downtown area. At the moment, the airport is under the management of Egyptian Holding Co, and since 2004, the airport has been operated by the German company Fraport AG for 8 years..
The airport in Cairo is the second largest after the airport in Johannesburg. More than 13 million passengers are served here annually, and flights are operated by 58 airlines from all over the world, including the Russian airline Aeroflot..
The airfield consists of 4 runways, the shortest is 3178 meters, the longest is 4000 meters. The airport runway in Cairo can accommodate any type of aircraft, including the largest airliner in the world.
The airport in Cairo offers its passengers a variety of services that may be needed on the road.
For business class passengers, there is a business lounge on the territory of the terminal, where you can use a computer or fax. There is also a conference room in the Navatel hotel..
In addition, in the terminals, passengers can have a snack in cafes and restaurants, use the services of banks and ATMs. The post office is open around the clock.
For storage of luggage on the territory of the terminals there are special storage rooms.
Also, the airport has a developed trading structure, the assortment in stores will delight passengers.
For passengers who want to move around the country on their own, there are companies that provide cars for rent..
It is also important that there is free Wi-Fi Internet on the territory of the terminals..
Passengers can travel between terminals for free on buses that run around the clock with an interval of 30 minutes.
The nearest cities can be reached in two ways - bus and taxi.
Bus number 356 regularly goes to Cairo to Tahrir Square, the fare will be around 2 Egyptian pounds. Also, buses No. 27 and 949 go to the nearest cities, they are less comfortable, so the fare is slightly less - 0.5 EGP.
You can also get to the city by taxi, there are two companies - a taxi from Cairo and a taxi from Alexandria. The fare depends on the destination and will be about 80 EGP.