Cairo Airport Informational Guide to Cairo International Airport (CAI) - Non Official

Cairo Airport (CAI)

Find the most important information about Cairo International Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Cairo International Airport (CAI). Plan your travel to Cairo Airport with the information provided in this guide. 


The Airport is the busiest one in Egypt and the second one in Africa after OR Tambo International Airport. It has three runways. 


Cairo Airport handled 17,5 million passengers in 2018, being the busiest airport both in Cairo and in the whole country.

Terminals + info

Cairo International Airport (CAI) consists of four passenger terminals:

-Terminal 1: For airlines that do not belong to Star Alliance. 

-Terminal 2: Directly connected to Terminal 3.

-Terminal 3: International and Domestic services. EgyptAir hub. 

-Seasonal Terminal: Only operative on Hajj season. 

Transfer between terminals

All Terminals, excepting the Seasonal Terminal, are connected through a metro people mover. 

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Facilities and Services + info

Cairo Airport (CAI) counts with a wide number of facilities and services:

- ATMs
- Currency exchange
- Restaurants and cafés 
- Shops
- Car rental offices
- Hotel 
- Duty Free Shops
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Meet and Assist Services-Business Center
- Public Phone
- First Aid

Transportation + info

Find the following means of transportation at Cairo Airport:

Bus: Shuttle bus and public transportation services are available at CAI Airport. 

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Taxi: A taxi ride to downtown takes 45 minutes. 

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Car Rental: Rent a car at Cairo Airport or on our search engine. 

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Airport Address:
Airport Rd, Al Orouba Street
Heliopolis, Cairo, 11432

+20 2 265 5732



About Cairo

While your visit in Cairo you shouldn’t miss the royal Pyramids of Giza (it is recommended to go there in the afternoon), the Sphinx, the Khan el Khalili bazaar (established in the 14th century) and the Al-Azhar mosque, a large and beautiful building with minarets from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.

The city is full of interesting museums, from rich Islamic history to the ancient Egyptians. Some of the most visited ones are the Egyptian Museum, the Abdeen Palace Museum, the Manial Palace Museum, the Coptic museum and the Islamic art Museum.

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