Cairo International Airport

Everything you need to know before departing from or arriving to Cairo Airport

Cairo International Airport in a nutshell

Krystof Hajek updated 14. 1. 2024

Egypt's largest airport can be found 19 km northeast of downtown Cairo.

The airport serves as the main hub for the national airline Egyptair and can be described as modern, especially Terminal 3, which is used by Egyptair and Star Alliance airlines.

Cairo is well connected to most major cities in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. However, there are also direct flights to Cairo from New York and destinations in the Far East.

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It's worth mentioning that you will be accompanied at every turn by people who want to help you, but always for a reward. So avoid any contact and don't let your luggage out of your hand.

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Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.