Hurghada International Airport

Hurghada International Airport
مطار الغردقة الدولي
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Hurghada, Egypt
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 52 ft / 16 m
Coordinates 27°10′41″N 33°47′57″E / 27.17806°N 33.79917°E / 27.17806; 33.79917Coordinates: 27°10′41″N 33°47′57″E / 27.17806°N 33.79917°E / 27.17806; 33.79917

Location of airport in Egypt

Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 4,000 13,124 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Hurghada International Airport (IATA: HRG, ICAO: HEGN) is the international airport of Hurghada in Egypt. It is located inland, 5 km (3.1 mi) southwest of El Dahar, the downtown of Hurghada. It is the second busiest airport in Egypt after Cairo International Airport and an important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.


Aerial overview
Departure area
Control tower

The airport currently has two passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Construction of the new terminal complex cost $335 million, which was mainly financed by the Arab Fund for Economic Development. Egypt's aviation minister, Houssam Kamal, said that the airport would be able to host up to 13 million visitors annually.[3][4] The project was inaugurated by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on December 17, 2014.[5] The new terminal has a total area of 92,000 square meters on 3 levels. The departure hall has 72 check-in counters and 20 departure gates.

Airlines and destinations

Adria Airways Ljubljana 2
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Nuremberg
Seasonal: Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich
Air Berlin
operated by Belair
Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Zürich 1
Air Cairo Belgrade, Billund, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Oslo-Gardermoen, Prague, Stuttgart, Bratislava 2
Air LeisureCharter: Beijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong[6] 1
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade 2
CondorBerlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart 1
Corendon Dutch Airlines Amsterdam 1
easyJet London-Gatwick 1
easyJet Switzerland Geneva 1
Edelweiss Air Zürich 2
EgyptAir Cairo
Seasonal charter: Cluj-Napoca
EgyptAir Express Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Cairo, Sharm el-Sheikh 2
Germania Bremen
Seasonal: Dresden, Erfurt/Weimar, Hamburg, Nuremberg (begins 4 May 2017),[7] Rostock
GermanwingsSeasonal: Hannover 1
Edelweiss Air Zürich 2
Helvetic Airways Zürich 2
Jet TimeCharter: Copenhagen 2
Niki Salzburg, Vienna
Charter: Linz
Seasonal: Graz, Innsbruck
Nile Air Cairo[8] 2
Novair Charter: Göteborg 1
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen[9] 2
Small Planet AirlinesCharter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Vilnius 2
SunExpress DeutschlandDüsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart 1
Thomas Cook Airlines Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Newcastle, Manchester
Seasonal: Glasgow (begins 14 February 2017)[10]
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels 1
Thomas Cook Airlines ScandinaviaCharter: Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda 1
Thomson Airways Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester 1
Transavia Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Travel Service AirlinesSeasonal: Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Košice, Ostrava, Prague 2
TUI Airlines Netherlands Charter: Amsterdam 1
TUIfly Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart 1
TUIfly Belgium Brussels 1
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Ataturk 1

Ground transportation

Car hire is available at the airport. Regular taxis, tourist taxis and minibuses operate from the airport as well.

See also


Hurghada International Airport website

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