Hurghada International Airport

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Hurghada International Airport
Hurghada airport 6.jpg
HRG is located in Egypt
Location of airport in Egypt
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Hurghada
Location 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; 33.79917
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 4,000 13,124 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Hurghada International Airport (IATA: HRGICAO: HEGN) is an international airport located in Hurghada, 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.


Aerial overview
Departure area


The airport is currently served by one terminal. In recent years,[when?] a large number of expansion works was carried out at the airport, including the building of the arrival hall, which cost US$155 million

Future developments[edit]

  • Construction of a new terminal complex at a cost of $300 million with an annual passenger capacity of 7.5 million. The project will be implemented over the course of 36-month period. The planned opening date was mid-2012.
  • Construction of a second 4,000m runway.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Adria Airways Ljubljana
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Nuremberg
Seasonal: Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Münster/Osnabrück, Paderborn/Lippstadt
Air Cairo Belgrade
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Arkefly Amsterdam
Belair Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Zurich
Condor Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Stuttgart
Corendon Dutch Airlines Amsterdam
easyJet London-Gatwick
easyJet Switzerland Geneva
Edelweiss Air Zurich
EgyptAir Cairo, Jeddah
Seasonal charter: Cluj-Napoca
EgyptAir Express Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Cairo, Sharm el-Sheikh
Germania Seasonal: Berlin-Schonefeld, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Rostock
Germanwings Seasonal: Hannover
Hamburg Airways Charter: Düsseldorf, Hamburg
Holidays Czech Airlines Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava, Prague
Jet Time Charter: Copenhagen
Jetairfly Brussels
Luxair Luxembourg
Monarch Airlines Birmingham,[3] London-Gatwick ,[3] Manchester[3]
Niki Salzburg, Vienna
Seasonal: Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt
NordStar Seasonal: Saint Petersburg
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal: Kazan
Novair Charter: Göteborg
Orenair Charter: Krasnodar
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen [4]
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: Vilnius, Gdansk
SunExpress Deutschland Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart
Thomas Cook Airlines Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels
Thomson Airways Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester Amsterdam France Paris-Orly
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal: Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Košice, Ostrava, Prague
TUIfly Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Ataturk
Ural Airlines Seasonal Saint Petersburg

Ground transportation[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for HEGN at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for HRG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ a b c Monarch New Routes 2014
  4. ^ Pegasus Airlines begin new service to Egypt

External links[edit]

Media related to Hurghada International Airport at Wikimedia Commons