Cairo Sphinx International Airport

City: Cairo
Country/Territory: Egypt


Cairo West Air Base was a military facility used by the Egyptian Air Force. The Egyptian government redeveloped the base into a commercial facility to facilitate airline services to alleviate capacity issues at Cairo International Airport. The airport was renamed as Sphinx International Airport, ahead of the launch of commercial services. EgyptAir Express operated the first test flight to Cairo West Sphinx International Airport in Oct-2018. Sphinx International Airport was inaugurated in Jan-2019.


  • 2,974m × 60m
  • 2,781m × 45m
  • 3,650m × 60m

Ground/Cargo Handlers servicing Cairo Sphinx International Airport

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