Airport codes El Alamein International Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code


World Area Code


Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

30°55'28"N / 28°27'41"E


30.92450, 28.46140


143ft / 43.59m

Magnetic variation

3.119 degrees

About El Alamein International Airport

El Alamein International Airport (DBB) is located in the municipality of El Alamein in Egypt, Africa. It's a medium airport in Egypt based in the region Matruh Governorate. There is no scheduled passenger service.

Runway information

DBB has one lighted 11,479 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
13-31 11,479 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Geographic data


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Find your way around El Alamein International Airport

How to get to El Alamein

There are several ways to get from El Alamein International Airport to El Alamein and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Train and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to El Alamein. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to El Alamein is by Train (56 minutes, EGP 16 - EGP 22). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Taxi (53 minutes, EGP 100 - EGP 130).


Transport type
55.49 km
56 minutes
EGP 16 - EGP 22

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Transportation services

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Taxi El Alamein International Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from El Alamein International Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at DBB

Find a cheap rental car at El Alamein International Airport to make the most out of your trip to Egypt. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at DBB lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Egypt quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Airport car parking at El Alamein International Airport

Park your car at DBB

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at El Alamein International Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at DBB can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

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Things to do in Egypt?

Find the best things to do in or nearby El Alamein International Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Egypt? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby El Alamein. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Store your bags in El Alamein

Do you want to visit El Alamein and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Egypt and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at DBB?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at El Alamein International Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Egypt

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Egypt because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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DBB giftshop

Customized DBB gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to El Alamein International Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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