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

Cairo Airport Terminal 1

Cairo Airport Terminal 1 operates will all non-Star Alliance airlines and services.

It has 12 boarding gates. 


Terminal 1 consists of a couple of levels as follows:

Ground level

The ground level is split into Arrivals and Departures:

The Arrivals area consists of several services such as banks, duty free stores, customs and baggage claim area.

Also the Arrivals Hall 1 is equipped with food and drink concessions, information desks and bank counters. 

The Departures area is home of the check-in counters, the Departures Hall 1 and it is also connected to the Departures Hall 2. 

Second level

This is the Departures Hall. Find in this level check-in counters, immigration and access to the transit area, where boarding gates 1 to 12 are located. 

Hall 4

Terminal 1 has a Hall (Hall 4) dedicated to private and executive jet services.

Even though it is referred as a ’Hall’ under Terminal 1, it is operated independently from the commercial passenger terminal.

Transfer Between Terminals 

An automated people mover transport passengers from Terminal 1 to the other terminals, to the car park and yo the Air Mall.  


Find the following Services at Cairo Airport Terminal 1: 

  • Restaurants and cafeterias
  • Shops and Duty free
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Mosque
  • Medical services
  • Car rental services
  • Transportation access
  • Parking access
  • Taxi/Shuttle access
  • ATMs and Banking services
  • Currency Exchange

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First Class Lounge: Open 24 hours. Lots of Services such as Air Conditioned, snacks, cafés, magazines and newspapers. 

Purchase your ticket to Cairo Airport Terminal 1 lounges