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Hurghada International Airport

Hurghada International Airport

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Hurghada Flughafen 01.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesHurghada, Egypt
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL52 ft / 16 m
Coordinates27°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
16L/34R 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
16R/34L 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Hurghada International Airport (IATA: HRG, ICAO: 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 an important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.

Terminal

Aerial overview
Departure area
Control tower

The airport currently has two passenger terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Construction of the new terminal complex cost $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 three levels. The departure hall has 72 check-in counters and 20 departure gates.[][6]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Aeroflot Moscow-Sheremetyevo (resumes 1 October 2021)[7]
Air Arabia Alexandria,[8] Cairo[8]
Air Astana Seasonal charter: Almaty[9]
Air Bucharest[10] Seasonal charter: Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Suceava
Air Cairo Belgrade, Bratislava, Prague
Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse,[11][12] Berlin,[11][12] Bremen,[11][12] Cologne/Bonn,[11][12] Düsseldorf,[13] Frankfurt,[13] Hamburg,[11][12] Hannover,[11][12] Leipzig/Halle,[11][12] Munich,[11][12] Nuremberg, Stuttgart,[11][12] Vienna, Yerevan, Zürich[13]
Seasonal charter: Tirana[14]
Air Serbia Charter: Belgrade[15]
airBaltic Seasonal charter: Riga,[16] Tallinn,[17] Vilnius[18]
ALK Airlines Seasonal charter: Sofia[16]
AlMasria Universal Airlines Seasonal: Cairo
Seasonal charter: Wroc?aw[19]
Animawings[20] Bucharest
Seasonal: Cluj-Napoca, Suceava, Timi?oara
Azur Air Ukraine Charter: Kyiv-Boryspil[21]
Belavia Charter: Brest,[16] Gomel,[16] Grodno,[16][22] Minsk,[16] Mogilev,[16] Vitebsk[16]
Brussels Airlines Seasonal: Brussels (resumes 31 October 2021)[23]
Chair Airlines Zürich
Condor[24] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart
Corendon Airlines[25] Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Erfurt/Weimar, Friedrichshafen, Graz, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Linz, Münster/Osnabrück, Nuremberg, Rostock, Saarbrücken, Vienna, Weeze
Seasonal: Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Memmingen
easyJetBristol, London-Luton,[26] London-Gatwick, Manchester
Seasonal: Amsterdam,[27] Basel/Mulhouse,[27] Berlin,[27] Geneva,[27] Milan-Malpensa,[27] Naples,[27] Venice
Edelweiss Air Zurich
EgyptAir Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh
Seasonal: Alexandria, Budapest,[28] Moscow-Domodedovo,[29] Prague[30]
Enter Air[19] Charter: Gda?sk, Katowice, Pozna?, Warsaw-Chopin, Wroc?aw
Finnair Seasonal charter: Helsinki[31]
Flynas Seasonal: Riyadh[32]
Freebird Airlines[33] Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn (begins 21 September 2021), Düsseldorf (begins 9 November 2021)
FlyBosnia Seasonal charter: Sarajevo[34]
GetJet Airlines Charter: Vilnius[16]
HiSky[35] Seasonal charter: Baia Mare, Cluj-Napoca, Oradea, Târgu Mure?
Holiday Europe Seasonal charter: Sofia,[36]
Lufthansa Seasonal: Frankfurt[37]
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg[38]
Nile Air Cairo
Novair Seasonal charter: Billund,[39] Copenhagen,[39] Gothenburg,[40] Stockholm-Arlanda[40]
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
Rossiya Airlines Moscow-Sheremetyevo[41]
S7 Airlines Moscow-Domodedovo (resumes 5 October 2021)[42]
Seasonal: Kazan (begins 5 November 2021),[42] Samara (begins 6 November 2021),[42] Ufa (begins 5 November 2021),[42] Yekaterinburg (begins 4 November 2021)[42]
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Gothenburg[43] Oslo[44] Stockholm[43]
SkyUp Charter: Kyiv-Boryspil,[45]
Seasonal charter: Lviv[45]
Smartlynx Airlines Seasonal charter: Riga,[16] Tallinn[16]
Smartwings Prague
Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava
Charter: Katowice,[46] Warsaw-Chopin[47]
Seasonal charter: Bratislava,[48] Budapest[49]
Seasonal charter: Helsinki,[50] Oslo,[51] Stockholm-Arlanda[52]
Sundair Berlin, Dresden,[53] Kassel
Seasonal: Bremen[54]
Sunday Airlines Seasonal charter: Almaty,[16] Nur-Sultan[16]
Seasonal: Geneva[55]
TAROM Seasonal charter: Bucharest,[16] Cluj-Napoca,[16] Ia?i,[16] Timi?oara[16]
TUI Airways[56] Birmingham, Bristol, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Seasonal: Doncaster/Sheffield (resumes 5 November 2021),[56] East Midlands,[57] London-Stansted, Newcastle upon Tyne[57]
TUI fly Belgium[58] Brussels, Ostend/Bruges
Seasonal: Charleroi
TUI fly Deutschland[59] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Nuremberg,[60] Stuttgart
TUI fly Netherlands Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
Charter: Kyiv-Boryspil[61]
Seasonal charter: Kharkiv,[61] Lviv[61]
Ural Airlines Seasonal: Moscow-Zhukovsky (begins 18 September 2021)[62]
Windrose Airlines Charter: Kyiv-Boryspil[16]
Seasonal charter: Lviv[16]
Wizz Air Rome-Fiumicino[63]

Ground transportation

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

References

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  2. ^ Airport information for HRG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
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