Cairo Airport

10 Flight routes to & from Cairo (CAI)

Flight London Heathrow (LHR) - Cairo (CAI)
Iberia (IB7368), British Airways (BA155), Air Canada (AC6512, AC6510), Egyptair (MS778, MS780), TAP Air Portugal (TP7017), United Airlines (UA7718)
£541.07
Flight London (LON) - Cairo (CAI)
Iberia (IB7368), British Airways (BA155), Air Canada (AC6512, AC6510), Egyptair (MS778, MS780), TAP Air Portugal (TP7017), United Airlines (UA7718)
£541.07
Flight Abu Dhabi (AUH) - Cairo (CAI)
Egyptair (MS917, MS8067), ALITALIA (AZ5797), Etihad Airways (EY653), Garuda Indonesia (GA9124), Air Serbia (JU8570, JU8571), Korean Air (KE7903)
£241.26
Flight Dubai (DXB) - Cairo (CAI)
Emirates Airline (EK927, EK925), Qantas Airways (QF8927, QF8925), Egyptair (MS902, MS913), Singapore Airlines (SQ6042, SQ6033)
£260.00
Flight Kuwait (KWI) - Cairo (CAI)
Egyptair (MS621, MS611, MS613, MS2621), Kuwait Airways (KU1543, KU541, KU543), Jazeera Airways (J91735)
£271.71
Flight Cairo (CAI) - London Heathrow (LHR)
British Airways (BA154), Iberia (IB7367), Egyptair (MS779, MS777), Air Canada (AC6511), TAP Air Portugal (TP7016), United Airlines (UA7717)
£331.44
Flight Cairo (CAI) - Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH)
Egyptair (MS301, MS305, MS475, MS455, MS473), Nile Air (NP51, NP53), Aegean Airlines (A31325)
£86.64

Cairo Airport

Cairo International Airport is the largest and most important airport in the north African Arab Republic of Egypt and is the main hub of Egypt Air.

With more than 60 different regularly operating scheduled airlines, Cairo airport is the second busiest airport on the African continent after the south African airport Johannesburg - Tambo International . It is also an important hub between Europe and the Middle East.
  • URL: Official website
  • Time zone: GMT 2
  • Service telephone: +20 226-55-000
  • Address: Cairo International Airport, Oruba Road, Heliopolis, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Operating company: Cairo Airport Authority (CAA)
  • Parking: Yes; paid parking – more than 7600 short and long term parking spaces at both terminals...
  • Nearby cities: Kairo (17 km), Qalyub (20 km), Gizeh (23 km), Al Ḩawāmidīyah (29 km), Bilbays (36 km), Banha (43 km), Az Zaqāzīq (53 km), Abu Kabir (72 km), Tanta (84 km), Mahalla al-Kubra (98 km)
  • Directions by car: Shuttle bus from terminal 1 every 30 minutes to the city; public buses at Terminal 1; taxis from the airport to the city centre.
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (14.16%), Tuesday (13.39%), Wednesday (13.02%), Thursday (14.56%), Friday (14.99%), Saturday (14.97%), Sunday (14.90%)
  • Alternative spelling: Cairo Int'l, Kahire, Cairu, El Cairo, Al-Qahirah, Qahirə, Qaire, Káhira, Le Caire, Qahîre, Kairas (Egipte), Kaherah (Mesir), Caïro, Kair, Qahira, Qaahiro, Каир, Каір, Кайро, Әл-Қаһира, Қоҳира, Каһирә, Каїр, Κάιρο, القاهرة, القاهره, কায়রো, قاهره, קהיר, काहिरा, Կահիրե, カイロ, კაირო, 카이로, قاہرہ, கெய்ரோ, ไคโร, 开罗, 開羅, ميناء القاهرة الجوي, القاهرة

Most popular destinations from Cairo (Flights per week )


Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. Egyptair (2796, 51,73 %)
  2. Air Cairo (274, 5,07 %)
  3. Nile Air (201, 3,72 %)
  4. Air Arabia Egypt (170, 3,15 %)
  5. Saudi Arabian Airlines (166, 3,07 %)
  6. Flynas (132, 2,44 %)
  7. Emirates Airline (112, 2,07 %)
  8. Air Arabia (108, 2,00 %)
  9. Royal Jordanian (102, 1,89 %)
  10. Jazeera Airways (96, 1,78 %)
  11. other (23.08 %)

Location
The airport is on the north eastern edge of the district Heliopolis. It may be reached on the Salah Salem Road. The airprot is about 16 km or 11 miles from the main station on Midan Ramses (Ramses square) and about 18 km or 13 miles from the Egyptian museum on Midan Tahrir (Tahrir Square).

The main station is on Midan Ramses (Ramses Square), from here there are regular connections to the north (for example Alexandria, Tanta or Ismailiya) and the south (e.g. Luxor, Edfu or Aswan).

Between the airport (Terminal 1) and the city centre, there is a regular shuttle service at 30 minute intervals. The buses stop in the districts Heliopolis, Nasr-City, Ramses square and Tahrir square, El Mohandeseen, El Maadi and Hellwan. Taxis, limousines and rental cars are also available.

The metro line 3 to the airport should be completed by 2012.


Statistical weather data for Cairo

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