Hurghada International Airport

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Hurghada International Airport
Hurghada airport 6.jpg

IATA: HRGICAO: HEGN

HRG is located in Egypt
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Location of airport in Egypt
Summary
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
Runways
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.

Terminal[edit]

Aerial overview
Departure area

Overview[edit]

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

Recent developments[edit]

  • Construction of a new terminal complex at a cost of $335 million, which was mainly financed by the Arab Fund for Economic Development. Egypt's aviation minister, Houssam Kamall, said that the airport would be able to host up to 13 million visitors annualy.[3][4] The project was inaugurated by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on December 17, 2014.[5] The new terminal has a total area of 92,000 square meters on 3 levels. The departure hall has 72 check-in counters, 20 departure gates and a duty-free arcade.[citation needed]
  • Construction of a second 4,000m long, 75m wide runway.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Adria Airways Ljubljana
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Nuremberg
Seasonal: Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Paderborn/Lippstadt
Air Berlin
operated by Belair
Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Zurich
Air Cairo Belgrade
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Vienna
Arkefly Charter:Amsterdam
Condor Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart
Seasonal: Paderborn/Lippstadt
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: Kassel (begins 25 March 2015)
Seasonal Charter: Berlin-Schonefeld, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Erfurt, Rostock

Charter:: Münster/Osnabrück

Germanwings Seasonal: Hannover
Hamburg Airways Charter: Düsseldorf, Hamburg
Jet Time Charter: Copenhagen
Jetairfly Brussels
Luxair Luxembourg
Monarch Airlines Birmingham,[6] London-Gatwick ,[6] Manchester[6]
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 [7]
Small Planet Airlines Seasonal charter: Vilnius, Gdansk
SunExpress Deutschland Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart
Thomas Cook Airlines Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Newcastle, Manchester
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels
Thomson Airways Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Transavia.com Amsterdam
Transavia.com 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]

References[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. ^ "Egypt completes Hurghada airport expansion". Al-Arabiya. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Egypt doubles Red Sea airport capacity in anticipation of more tourists". Al-Bawaba. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sisi inaugurates a new terminal in the Hurgadah International Airport". The Cairo Post. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c Monarch New Routes 2014
  7. ^ Pegasus Airlines begin new service to Egypt

External links[edit]

Media related to Hurghada International Airport at Wikimedia Commons