Alexandria El Nouzha airport (ALY)

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El Nouzha Airport, also known as Alexandria International Airport and opened in 1947, is one of the busiest in Egypt, especially regarding domestic flights. It is currently closed for renovations and all its air traffic has been transferred to Borg El Arab Airport, except for some flights for the oil industry.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Petroleum Air Services.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.1 million passengers went through it in 2009.
Tel: +20 3382 7277. There are information desks and tourist offices inside the terminal.


The airport is located 7 km (4.5 miles) to the southeast of the city of Alexandria.

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There are no accommodations inside the airport. Some options inside the city are: Acacia Hotel (Tel +20 111 687 5994), Lagoon Hotel & Spa (Tel +20 3546 9129), Six Corners Resort (Tel +20 100 359 1837), Siesta Hotel & Resort (Tel +20 3960 1115), Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza (Tel +20 3420 9120), Aifu Horizon Resort Hotel (Tel +20 3484 1585), Green Plaza Inn Hotel (Tel +20 3383 0284), The Grand Plaza Hotel Smouha (Tel +20 3378 6100), El Amrousy Hotel (Tel +20 3393 7412), Hotel Delta (Tel +20 3486 5188).


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The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, banks and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants and coffee shops are available.
Shopping- There are duty-free shops, in addition to souvenir stands, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- Secure wrapping machines. Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Mosques, children's playground, medical clinic, smoking areas.


Bus - A service leaves every hour from the airport to the city centre and the bus terminal, located opposite El Raml Square.

Taxi - Vehicles available inside the parking area of the enclosure. Authorized cabs are painted yellow and black. A trip to the city centre takes about 25 minutes.


The parking area is situated in front of the terminal building.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline about their particular needs at the time of their booking.