Cairo Airport Reviews
Cairo Airport Reviews
Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) (Arabic: مطار القاهرة الدولي Maṭār al-Qāhirah al-Duwaliyy) is the busiest airport in Egypt and the primary hub for EgyptAir, a member of the Star Alliance. The airport is located to the northeast of the city around 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the business area of the city and has an area of approximately 37 square kilometres (9,100 acres).
The airport is administered by the Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation, which controls the Cairo Airport Company, the Egyptian Airports Company, National Air Navigation Services and Aviation Information Technology, and the Cairo Airport Authority. In 2004, Fraport AG won the management contract to run the airport for eight years, with options to extend the contract twice in one year increments.
Cairo International is the second busiest airport in Africa after OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 45 passenger airlines use Cairo airport (including charter airlines) and 9 cargo airlines. EgyptAir is the largest operator at the airport.
The airport has four terminals, with the third (and largest) opening on 27 April 2009 and the Seasonal Flights Terminal opening on 20 September 2011. Terminal 2 was closed in April 2010 for major renovation works to the building’s structure and facilities. A third parallel runway replaced the crossing runway in 2010. Runway 05L/23R is 3,300 metres (10,800 ft) long, 05C/23C has a length of 4,000 metres (13,000 ft), and the new runway is designated as 05R/23L and is approximately 4,000 metres (13,000 ft). A new cargo terminal is also under construction.
ATMs / Cash Machines – Yes (landside and airside – there are more options landside)
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Dollars • Hertz • Sixt. Locations: Terminals 1 and 3, landside
Children’s Play Areas – Information not available
Currency Exchange – There are several banks located in the landside and airside areas offering foreign exchange services.
Food / Dining – At the time of this update it was not known if there are any 24 hour food concessions.
Information Desk – Information not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – not available
Showers – not available
Internet – Free WiFi is available in Terminal 1 at the Cairo airport.
Free WiFi is available in Terminal 1 at the Cairo airport.
Cairo Airport Official Website
Cairo Airport Map
|Forecast for Cairo_International_Airport||Precip.||Temp.||Wind||speed|
|17.10.2017||21–24||0 mm||23 °C||Gentle breeze from Northeast||5 m/s|
|18.10.2017||00–06||0 mm||20 °C||Light breeze from Northeast||3 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||18 °C||Light breeze from Northeast||2 m/s|
|12–18||0 mm||29 °C||Gentle breeze from Northeast||5 m/s|
|18–24||0 mm||27 °C||Moderate breeze from East-northeast||6 m/s|
|19.10.2017||00–06||0 mm||20 °C||Light breeze from Northeast||3 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||17 °C||Light breeze from Northeast||2 m/s|
|12–18||0 mm||28 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|18–24||0 mm||27 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|20.10.2017||00–06||0 mm||20 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|08–14||0 mm||20 °C||Light breeze from North||2 m/s|
|14–20||0 mm||29 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|20–02||0 mm||23 °C||Gentle breeze from North-northeast||5 m/s|
|21.10.2017||02–08||0 mm||18 °C||Light breeze from North||2 m/s|
|08–14||0 mm||20 °C||Light breeze from North-northeast||2 m/s|
|14–20||0 mm||28 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|20–02||0 mm||23 °C||Moderate breeze from North-northeast||6 m/s|
|22.10.2017||02–08||0 mm||18 °C||Light air from North-northeast||1 m/s|
|08–14||0 mm||19 °C||Light air from North-northwest||1 m/s|
|14–20||0 mm||26 °C||Gentle breeze from Northwest||4 m/s|
|20–02||0 mm||23 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|