Cairo international Airport
Location: 22km north east of Cairo, 40km of Giza pyramids.
Geographical Coordinates: Latitude:30° 8' 15'' N, Longitude: 31° 24'
Elevation: 116m / 382f
Address: Airport Road, Heliopolis, 11776 Cairo, Egypt.
Tel: +20 2 2655000, 2653413
Cairo international airport history
The current airport was built on the land of the American Bayn Field
air-force base which was established in the forties to serve the
alliance forces in World war II. It was later managed by the Civil
Aviation authority which named it "King Farouk airport".
In 1963 Cairo International airport replaced the old airport located
in Heliopolis area with better facilities to have a capacity of 5
million passengers a year.
During the seventies several halls were constructed to add o the
passenger capacity of the airport. In the eighties a second terminal was
built to serve an additional 3.5 million passengers per year.
A development plan is going underway to modernize the facilities and
increase the airport passenger capacity to 22 million. Currently Cairo
airport consists of 3 terminals built at the highest standards equipped
with the latest technological devices to offer its passengers high
quality aviation services.
Cairo international airport quick facts:
- Direction: 05L/23R length = 3,301m, 10,830f
- Direction: 05C/23C length = 3,999m, 13,120f
- Direction: 05R/23L length = 4,000m, 13,124f
Number pf Terminals: Three
Scheduled Airlines operating in Cairo airport
Al Masria Universal Airlines
Continental Airlines Newark
Delta Air Lines
Middle East Airlines
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Swiss International Air Lines
Cargo airlines operating in Cairo airoprt
Air France Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo
Royal Jordanian Cargo
Trans Mediterranean Airways
Turkish Airlines Cargo
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