Egypt International Airport


Egypt International Airport


Egypt International Airport

Cairo international airport is the Egypt's international airport. The airport is situated at 13, 5 miles (22 kilometers) away of the Cairo's North East.


There are information desks in the old airport (terminal 1) and in the new airport (terminal 2), in the departures and arrivals halls as well as in the transit hall. Inside the terminals the people can find information from the tourist police.


There is also a phone number where you can call 24 hours a day to find more information about the flights ((0)2 634 8566). Among the airport facilities are: ATMs and a bank, post offices (open 24 hours a day) and a 24 hours exchange office situated in the two terminals, in the departures halls.


In the airport are many restaurants where you can eat and 24 hour bars situated in the terminals` departures halls. If you want to make some shopping in the Egypt international airport are magazines from where you can buy gifts, clothes, books and situated in the transit hall and in the departures halls. In the both terminals` departures you can find duty free shops, baggage porters and trolleys, a pharmacy and left-luggage service. The people with disabilities have access to disabled toilets and to wheelchairs.



As regarding the conference facilities there is a business center situated in the terminal 1 and which is in connection with the new transit hall and which provides fax and computer services. VIP lounges, fax and computer service are available. You can rent a car from one of the companies present at airport: J Car, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty and Avis. If you want to park your car, there is a car parking for 1,000 cars, for short-time and situated inside of the terminal buildings` walking distance. Don` t worry about the public transport; you can take a taxi from the airport (a journey from the airport to the center of Cairo lasts around 300 minutes).



The taxi can be taken from the outside of the arrivals hall and to haggle with the driver before you go is a recommended thing. There are also limousines that can take you to the Cairo`s center; the black limousines from Mercedes Benz can be taken from the outside of the arrivals hall, too. There are also buses to take to go in the Cairo` s center; the bus 400 has trips at every 30 minutes daily (and at every hour during the night)The closest hotels to the Cairo international airport are the Sheraton Hotel Heliopolis, the Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel (at 3 kilometers away from the airport), Movenpick Cairo and Le Meridien Heliopolis.



The address of the airport is: Cairo international airport, Oruba road, Heliopolis, Cairo – Egypt, with the country` s code 202. Or, you can call at: (0)2 291 4255. The email address is: The airport has two terminals situated at 3 kilometers apart and the transfer between them is made by a free shuttle bus.



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