Hurghada International Airport

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Hurghada International Airport
مطار الغردقة الدولي
Hurghada Flughafen 01.jpg
IATA: HRGICAO: HEGN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves 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; 33.79917Coordinates: 27°10′41″N 33°47′57″E / 27.17806°N 33.79917°E / 27.17806; 33.79917
Map
HRG is located in Egypt
HRG
HRG
Location of airport in Egypt
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 4,000 13,124 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Hurghada International Airport (IATA: HRGICAO: HEGN) is the international airport of Hurghada in 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 and important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.

Terminal[edit]

Aerial overview
Departure area
Control tower

The airport is currently features two passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Construction of the 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 Kamal, said that the airport would be able to host up to 13 million visitors annually.[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 and 20 departure gates.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Adria Airways Ljubljana 2
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Nuremberg
Seasonal: Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich
1
Air Berlin
operated by Belair
Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Zürich 1
Air Cairo Belgrade, Billund, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Oslo-Gardermoen, Prague, Stuttgart, Bratislava 2
Air Leisure Charter: Beijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong[6] 1
Aviolet
operated by Air Serbia
Seasonal charter: Belgrade 2
Condor Berlin-Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart 1
Corendon Dutch Airlines Amsterdam 2
easyJet London-Gatwick 1
easyJet Switzerland Geneva 1
Edelweiss Air Zürich 2
EgyptAir Cairo
Seasonal charter: Cluj-Napoca
2
EgyptAir Express Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Cairo, Sharm el-Sheikh 2
Germania Bremen
Seasonal: Dresden, Erfurt/Weimar, Hamburg, Rostock
1
Germanwings Seasonal: Hannover 1
Edelweiss Air Zürich 2
Helvetic Airways Zürich 2
Jet Time Charter: Copenhagen 2
Jetairfly Brussels 1
Niki Salzburg, Vienna
Charter: Linz
Seasonal: Graz, Innsbruck
1
Nile Air Cairo[7] 2
Novair Charter: Göteborg 2
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen[8] 2
Small Planet Airlines Charter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Vilnius 2
SunExpress Deutschland Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart 1
Thomas Cook Airlines Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Newcastle, Manchester
Seasonal: Glasgow (begins 14 February 2017)[9]
1
Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium Brussels 1
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Charter: Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda 1
Thomson Airways Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester 1
Transavia Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Seasonal: Groningen[10]
2
Travel Service Airlines Seasonal: Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Košice, Ostrava, Prague 2
TUI Airlines Netherlands Charter: Amsterdam 1
TUIfly Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart 1
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Ataturk 1

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]

External links[edit]

Media related to Hurghada International Airport at Wikimedia Commons