Borg El Arab Airport serves the city of Alexandria and the Nile Delta area, and since 2011 it replaced El Nhouza airport which closed for renovation although the spare parts never materialized. In addition to domestic flights, it has international destinations to Turkey, Libya, and some Middle Eastern countries such as Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia.
Official Website: borg-el-arab.airport-authority.com/
Number of terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia, Egypt Air, Flight Egypt, Turkish airlines. FlyDubai, Salam Air, Oman Air, Air Cairo, Lybian Airlines, Etihad Airways.
Annual passenger traffic:
The airport is located 40 km (25 miles) to the southwest of the city of Alexandria.See Map
The car rental companies present at the airport are Sixt (tel. +20 122 230 8265) from 10 to 19 hours and Europcar (tel +201066611035) 24 hours and are located outside the arrivals hall.
The airport has duty-free shop, food court, a Vip lounge on the third floor of the terminal, agencies and travel services.
There are no accommodations inside the airport. The nearby options are:
Hilton Alexandria King's Ranch (7.2 km) and Africana Hotel & Spa (7.8 km)
The parking area is located in front of the terminal building and has capacity for 350 vehicles.
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline about their particular needs at the time of their booking.
Latest updates: July 16, 2019