Whether you’re travelling from Europe, North America, Asia, Oceania or the Middle East, the indisputably easiest way to get to Egypt is by plane. Egypt boasts 10 international airports that welcome millions of tourists and visitors each year. Most of these airports welcome regular flights from several international destinations, as well as charter flights, departing mainly from Europe and the Middle East to the paradisical Red Sea coast airports. Egypt also has its own national airline, Egypt Air, which flies from the main cities of the European Continent, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Cairo Airport
The Cairo International airport only 15 km from the business Center of Cairo has recently opened a new terminal and is now capable of handling over 22 million passengers; many new facilities in the original 2 terminals have also been introduced. Such as an Automated People Mover, the Air Mall, and VIP lounges. A new highway has also been built making your trip to and from the airport quicker and traffic free.
Facts About: Cairo Airport
IATA Code: CAI
Passenger. /Year: 14.382.042     
Sharm El-Sheikh Airport
Located 20 minutes away from Sharm, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport caters to visitors from around the world making it the busiest airport in Egypt after Cairo’s International Airport. The terminal hosts a duty free section as well as various restaurants. Egypt Air operates regular flights to Sharm El Sheikh from Cairo and two weekly flights connecting Sharm El Sheikh and Luxor. The journey lasts approximately 45 minutes. In addition, international and charter airlines operate regular overseas flights to and from Sharm El Sheikh. Visit the Egypt Air Website for more information or contact the airport at +20 69 366 1056
Facts About: Sharm El-Sheikh Airport
IATA Code: SSH
Passenger. /Year: 7.430.940
Hurghada Airport
Hurghada International Airport is located a mere 5 km away from Hurghada city center. This airport is currently undergoing a number of improvements, which include a big new runway, a modern terminal which includes a number of restaurants, and a duty free shopping area. For more information call: +2 065 344 2592
Facts About: Hurghada Airport
IATA Code: HRG
Passenger. /Year: 6.730.087
Luxor Airport
Located a mere 6 km from the city of Luxor, this airport is the best way to reach Luxor apart from the Nile Cruise. It is Egypt’s fourth largest airport and is clean and efficient; with a food court and baggage assistance services every step of the way. It is easy to find transportation by bus or taxi into Luxor.
Facts About: Luxor Airport
IATA Code: LXR
Passenger. /Year: 1.872.070
Alexandria Borg el Arab Airport
As Alexandria International Airport undergoes construction and renovation Borj el Arab is the nearest airport on Egypt’s Mediterranean Coast. It is a small yet efficient airport and is also currently being improved as it receives more traffic. 40 km away from Alexandria, this airport is close to many touristic destinations and it is easy to find transportation to and from the terminal. Contact Egypt Air in Alexandria at +2 03 3900999 or +2 03 3902444
Facts About: Alexandria Borg el Arab Airport
IATA Code: HBA
Passenger. /Year: 371.605
Alexandria Al-Nozha Airport
“IATA: ALY, ICAO: HEAX” is a public airport located in Alexandria, Egypt, 7 km southeast of the city center.
The airport offers services to domestic destinations within Egypt and cities across the Arab world. Alexandria is also served by Borg El Arab Airport. In 2009, the airport served 1,142,412 passengers (-1.8% vs. 2008). Egypt Air “and subsidiary Egypt Air Express” was the largest airline at the airport, operating over 50 weekly domestic and regional flights with a mixture of Airbus A320-200s and Embraer E-170s. Due to the length of the runways, the largest aircraft operating into the airport were the Airbus A320-200 (most common type), Boeing 737-800 and McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30. The airport is currently closed for renovation and is scheduled for reopening in 2013 and all traffic was transferred to Borg El Arab Airport
Marsa Alam Airport
Your gateway to the Red Sea, and only 10 minutes from the Porto Ghalib Resort, this airport ranks high in efficiency, organization, and facilitation; the walking distances are small, the arrangement of booths makes check in and customs hassle free, and the entire facility is air-conditioned. Marsa Alam Airport receives flights from many major international airlines such as Egypt air, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air Italy, and Jazeera Airways.
Facts About: Marsa Alam Airport
IATA Code: RMF
Passenger. /Year: 938.858.
Aswan International Airport
Located 25 km from the city, Aswan Airport is an efficient way to reach all the sights in this part of Egypt, and is also a good jumping point to begin a Nile Cruise. The trip into Aswan takes approximately 20 minutes, there are shuttle vans, taxis and car rental services that are easily accessible. The facilities include restaurants and Duty Free shopping venues. Major (charter) airlines that fly to this airport are Egypt Air, Thomson Flights, and Iberworld.
Facts About: Aswan International Airport
IATA Code: ASW
Passenger. /Year: 864.223
Taba International Airport
A small yet functional airport, Taba International Airport makes traveling to the Sinai area quick and efficient. The airport is 37km away from Taba, and it takes around 30 minutes to reach Taba Heights. Taxis and vans are easily found outside the airport: they can take you to your resort. Some of the major airlines and charters that fly to Taba are Egypt Air, Monarch Airlines, Jetairfly, and Thompson Airways.
Facts About: Taba International Airport
IATA Code: TCP
Passenger. /Year: 340.225
Abu-Simbel Airport
Located at approximately 3 km from Abu Simbel town centre, the Abu Simbel Airport is the fastest way to reach the ancient temples. The terminal’s facilities include a mosque, shops, and internet access. Flights leave from Aswan and Cairo to Abu Simbel several times a day; this airport is therefore mostly domestic but there can be a few international flights landing in Abu Simbel.
Facts About: Abu-Simbel Airport
IATA Code: ABS
Passenger. /Year: 449.157