Port Said Airport

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Port Said International Airport
El Gamil Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Port Said, Egypt
Elevation AMSL 8 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 31°16′46″N 32°14′24″E / 31.27944°N 32.24000°E / 31.27944; 32.24000Coordinates: 31°16′46″N 32°14′24″E / 31.27944°N 32.24000°E / 31.27944; 32.24000
PSD is located in Sinai
Location of airport in Sinai
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,349 7,707 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Port Said Airport (IATA: PSDICAO: HEPS) serves the city of Port Said, Egypt, at the north end of the Suez Canal. In 2011, the airport served 36,962 passengers (-5.5% vs. 2010).


The airport underwent a modernisation program with a partial inauguration in February 2011. The airport is seen to be vital for the coastal city and to sustain its industrial expansion plans. [3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There are currently no scheduled services to and from the airport.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • During a training flight on 15 January 2008, a Beech C90B King Air operated by the Nuclear Centre Survey crashed 500 meters from the airport while performing circuits, killing both the pilot and training pilot.[4]


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