Luxor airport (LXR)

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Luxor International Airport, opened on May, 1946, is one of the most important in Egypt, being a popular tourist destination. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to different cities in Europe, the Middle East and Japan.

Official Website: eac-airports.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Air Cairo, AlMasria Universal Airlines, ASL Airlines, EgyptAir, EgyptAir Express, FlyEgypt, Flynas, Jazeera Airways, Nile Air, TUI fly, Wataniya Airways, Wings of Lebanon.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 913,000 passengers went through it in 2011.
Tel: +20 952 374 600. Information desks in the Arrivals and Departures areas.

Location

Luxor airport is located 7 km (4.5 miles) to the east of the city.

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Inside the terminal there is a car rental counter from Europcar (Tel +20 201 6661 1023), open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm.

 

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The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureau, post office and free Wi-Fi access. A business center provides meeting and conference rooms.

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants and coffee shops inside the enclosure.
Shopping- Options include duty-free shops, souvenirs, handicrafts, newsagents, tobacconists.
Baggage- Secure wrapping machines available. For enquiries about lost property, contact the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Travel agency, baby changing room, pharmacy, mosques, first aid clinic, children's playground, smoking lounges.

 

Taxi - Vehicles available around the clock outside the terminal. Agree on a fare with the driver before departing. The trip to the city centre takes 20-25 minutes.

 

Parking for short or long periods is possible at the lot located opposite the main entrance to the terminal.

 

Ramps and wheelchairs, which must be requested in advance, are available. There are also reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. Passengers with special needs should contact their airline or travel agency prior to travel.