Hurghada International Airport, opened on May, 1966, is the second busiest in the country, serving an international tourist destination. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Europe and the Far East.
Official Website: eac-airports.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 6 million passengers went through it in 2011.
Tel: +20 653 445 543. Information desk next to the main entrance to the enclosure.
Hurghada airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the south of the city of the same name.
Europcar (Tel +20 106 661 1023 - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm) and Sixt (Tel +20 122 908 8810 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm) have offices inside the airport.
The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. Business facilities at several hotels in the vicinity, such as the Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort.
Food and Drinks- Inside the enclosure there is a restaurant, in addition to coffee shops, bars and vending machines.
Shopping- Duty-free articles in the Departures areas, souvenirs, jewellery, perfumes, tobacco, alcohol, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Left luggage and secure wrapping services available in the Arrivals Halls. Enquiries about lost property should be directed to Tel +20 653 445 543.
Other Services- Medical clinic, pharmacies, children's play areas.
Bus - A minibus service departs from outside the airport only when full. Destinations include downtown Hurghada, the resort area and other cities in the province, such as Safaga, Al Quseir, El Gouna, Sharm El Naga, Al-Mahmya, Soma Bay and Makadi Bay. Journey time to the city centre is about 20 minutes. There are no fixed stops, pick-up and drop-off is made on demand.
Taxi - Official cabs are painted black and orange and are available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals Halls. The trip to central Hurghada takes around 15 minutes. It is recommended to agree on a fare with the driver before departing.
The airport's parking lot is found opposite the terminals and has spaces for short stays, close to the main buildings, and long periods.
Facilities are basic, including ramps and wheelchairs, which must be requested in advance. Passengers with special needs should inform their airline before arriving.
Latest updates: May 31, 2018