Cairo International Airport

The Airport history

The airport history started within the 40th of the last century when the American Bayn Field air-force base was constructed 5 km far away from Almaza Airport to serve the Alliance during World War ||. The American forces abandoned the base by the end of the war.
Later on, The Civil Aviation Authority took over the base and allocated it to the International Civil Aviation. In1945, The Airport was named after King Farouk and became “King Farouk 1st Airport”. In the meantime, Almaza Airport was allocated to domestic flights.

How to get to Cairo International Airport?


You can use an air-conditioned vehicle to transfer to Cairo International Airport. However, we can arrange that for you, If you need a private air-conditioned vehicle.
The airport consists of 3 terminals and offers numerous facilities as you can see a bank and ATMs; 24-hour bureaux de change and post services are located in the Departures hall in both terminals.

Facilities at Cairo International Airport


It’s remarkable that Cairo International Airport is accessible and provides numerous special services for passengers of special needs:
Wheelchairs, special toilets, Car parking spaces, and Special Passport control services.
Left-luggage services can be found in terminals. Also, baggage trolleys and porters are available. VIP service is available at Cairo International Airport.

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