Country codes Egypt

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

EG

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

EGY

Internet TLD

.eg

Phone calling code

20

Large airports

3

Medium airports

21

Small airports

12

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

36

Largest airports in Egypt

There are 3 large airports in Egypt.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HECA CAI Cairo International Airport Large airport Cairo
HEGN HRG Hurghada International Airport Large airport Hurghada
HELX LXR Luxor International Airport Large airport Luxor

Airport codes in Egypt

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
HEBL ABS Abu Simbel Airport Medium airport Abu Simbel
HEAZ Almaza Air Force Base Medium airport Cairo
HEAT ATZ Assiut International Airport Medium airport Assiut
HESN ASW Aswan International Airport Medium airport Aswan
HEBS Beni Suef Air Base Medium airport Beni Suef
HE16 Birma Air Base Medium airport Tanta
HEBA HBE Borg El Arab International Airport Medium airport Alexandria
HECA CAI Cairo International Airport Large airport Cairo
HECW CWE Cairo West Airport Medium airport El Cairo
HECP CCE Capital International Airport Medium airport
HEAL DBB El Alamein International Airport Medium airport El Alamein
HEAR AAC El Arish International Airport Medium airport El Arish
HEGR EGH El Gora Airport Medium airport El Gora
HEAX ALY El Nouzha Airport Medium airport Alexandria
HEGN HRG Hurghada International Airport Large airport Hurghada
HEGS Jiyanklis Air Base Medium airport Jiyanklis
HELX LXR Luxor International Airport Large airport Luxor
HEMA RMF Marsa Alam International Airport Medium airport Marsa Alam
HEMM MUH Mersa Matruh Airport Medium airport Mersa Matruh
HEPS PSD Port Said Airport Medium airport Port Said
HESH SSH Sharm El Sheikh International Airport Medium airport Sharm el-Sheikh
HESG HMB Sohag International Airport Medium airport Sohag
HESC SKV St Catherine International Airport Medium airport St. Catherine
HETB TCP Taba International Airport Medium airport Taba

About Egypt

Egypt (native name: مصر‎) is a country located in Northern Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 91.3 million inhabitants. Its capital is Cairo.

The international country code of Egypt is EG or EGY. Neighbouring countries are Israel, Libya and Sudan.

The common language in Egypt is Arabic(العربية).
The only officially used currency is Egyptian pound. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Egyptian pound with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 3 large, 21 medium and about 12 small airports in Egypt.

Travel to Egypt

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Egypt

Health

  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever does not occur in this country. However, vaccination is required if you are traveling from a country with the risk of yellow fever
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

Drinking tap water is not recommended. It's advised to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 11.2°C (January) and 29.3°C (July).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
122
Ambulance
123
Fire departmemt
180

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Car rental

Rent a car in Egypt

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Egypt.

When traveling 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. Renting a car 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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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Egypt

Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a 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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