Hurghada International Airport

مطار الغردقة الدولي
Airport typePublic
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; 33.79917
HRG is located in Egypt
Location of airport in Egypt
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 city centre of Hurghada. It is the second busiest airport in Egypt after Cairo International Airport and an important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.


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 17 December 2014.[5] The new terminal has a total area of 92,000 square metres on three levels. The departure hall has 72 check-in counters and 20 departure gates.[citation needed][6]

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Hurghada Airport:

Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo,[7] Saint Petersburg[8]
Air Astana Seasonal charter: Almaty[9]
Air Cairo Basel/Mulhouse, Belgrade, Berlin,[10][11] Bratislava, Budapest, Cairo, Cologne/Bonn,[10][11] Düsseldorf,[12] Frankfurt,[12] Hamburg,[10][11] Hannover,[10][11] Leipzig/Halle,[10][11] Luxor,[13] Milan–Malpensa,[13] Munich,[10][11] Münster/Osnabrück,[13] Naples,[14] Nuremberg, Paderborn/Lippstadt, Sarajevo, Skopje,[15] Stuttgart,[10][11] Vienna, Yerevan, Zürich[12]
Seasonal: Amman–Queen Alia,[16] Aswan,[17] Banja Luka,[15] Bilbao,[13] Copenhagen,[17] Lisbon,[17] Málaga,[13] Moscow-Sheremetyevo,[18] Saint Petersburg,[18] Valencia,[13] Yekaterinburg[18]
Air Serbia Seasonal charter: Belgrade,[19] Niš
airBaltic Seasonal charter: Riga[20]
AlMasria Universal Airlines Seasonal: Cairo
Seasonal charter: Kazan,[21] Moscow–Domodedovo,[22] Wrocław[23]
Austrian AirlinesCharter: Vienna
Azimuth[24] Seasonal: Mineralnye Vody
Azur Air Seasonal charter: Omsk (begins 2 April 2024)[25]
Belavia Seasonal charter: Minsk[20]
BH Air Seasonal charter: Sofia[20]
Brussels Airlines Brussels[26]
Chair Airlines Zürich
Condor[27] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart
Corendon Airlines[28] Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Erfurt/Weimar, Friedrichshafen, Graz, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Linz, Memmingen, Münster/Osnabrück, Nuremberg, Rostock, Vienna
Seasonal: Bremen, Munich, Stuttgart
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam, Maastricht/Aachen
Discover Airlines[29] Seasonal: Frankfurt, Munich
easyJetBelfast–International,[30] Bristol, Glasgow,[31] Liverpool,[31] London–Gatwick, London–Luton,[32] Manchester
Seasonal: Amsterdam,[33] Basel/Mulhouse,[33] Berlin,[33] Edinburgh,[30] Geneva,[33] Lyon,[30] Milan–Malpensa,[33] Paris–Charles de Gaulle,[30] Venice
Edelweiss Air Zurich
Egyptair Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh
Seasonal: Alexandria, Budapest,[34] Prague[35]
Seasonal charter: Moscow–Domodedovo[36]
Enter Air[23] Seasonal charter: Gdańsk, Katowice, Poznań, Warsaw–Chopin, Wrocław
Eurowings[37] Seasonal: Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Nuremberg,[38] Prague, Salzburg, Stuttgart
Finnair Seasonal charter: Helsinki[39]
Fly Lili Seasonal Charter: Bucharest–Băneasa[40]
FlyArna Yerevan[41]
FlyEgypt Seasonal charter: Graz,[42] Linz,[43] Skopje, Yerevan[44]
Flynas Seasonal: Jeddah,[45] Riyadh[46]
Freebird Airlines Europe[47] Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf
Seasonal charter: Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
GetJet Airlines Seasonal charter: Riga,[48] Tallinn,[48] Vilnius[20]
HiSky[49] Seasonal charter: Baia Mare, Chișinău[20] Cluj-Napoca, Oradea, Târgu Mureș
I-Fly Seasonal charter: Moscow–Vnukovo[50]
ITA Airways Seasonal charter: Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Malpensa[51]
Luxair Luxembourg[52]
Marabu Munich
Seasonal: Hamburg
Nile Air Cairo
Nordwind Airlines[53] Seasonal charter: Kazan, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg
Pegasus Airlines Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen
Petroleum Air Services Seasonal charter: Cairo
Red Wings Airlines Seasonal charter: Moscow–Sheremetyevo[54]
Rossiya Airlines[55] Seasonal charter: Moscow–Sheremetyevo,[56] Saint Petersburg, Sochi[57]
Buzz Seasonal charter: Katowice
Scandinavian Airlines Seasonal charter: Gothenburg,[58] Oslo,[59] Stockholm–Arlanda,[58]
SCAT Airlines Seasonal charter: Almaty,[20] Nur–Sultan[20]
Smartlynx Airlines Seasonal charter: Leipzig/Halle,[60] Tallinn[20]
Smartwings Prague
Seasonal: Brno, Ostrava
Seasonal charter: Bratislava,[61] Budapest,[62] Katowice,[63] Warsaw–Chopin[64]
Sunclass Airlines Seasonal charter: Helsinki,[65] Oslo,[66] Stockholm–Arlanda[67]
Sundair[68] Berlin, Bremen, Dresden, Kassel
Sunday Airlines Seasonal charter: Almaty,[20] Nur–Sultan[20]
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Geneva[69]
TAROM Seasonal charter: Bucharest,[20] Cluj–Napoca,[20] Iași,[20] Timișoara[20]
Transavia Seasonal: Lyon, Nantes, Paris–Orly
TUI Airways[70] Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, London–Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne[71]
TUI fly Belgium[72] Brussels, Ostend/Bruges
TUI fly Deutschland[73] Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart
TUI fly Netherlands Amsterdam, Eindhoven
Seasonal: Rotterdam
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
Ural Airlines Kazan,[74] Moscow-Domodedovo,[74] Yekaterinburg[74]
Wizz Air Milan-Malpensa[75]
Seasonal: Budapest, Debrecen,[75] London–Gatwick,[76] London–Luton[77], Rome–Fiumicino[78], Vienna[79]

Ground transportation

The only means of access to the airport is via road, with both terminals connected to El-Nasr Street with road access. Buses and taxis operate to and from the airport, with car hire also available.

See also


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