|Address||Al Orouba Street, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt|
|Telephone||(02) 265 5000/1.|
|Number of terminals||4|
|Time zone||GMT Eastern European Time: GMT/UTC +2 (GMT/UTC +3 from 31 July to 25 September 2014)|
|Location||Cairo International Airport is located 22km (13.5 miles) northeast of Cairo in Heliopolis.|
|Airport news||Terminal 2 is currently closed for a total renovation and will reopen during 2015. A new on-site 5-star is due to open in December 2013. The construction of a new Cairo Metro line linking the airport with the city is planned to open in 2019.|
|Transfer between terminals||Shuttle buses and an automated people mover system link the terminals.|
|Driving directions||The airport and Heliopolis are well signposted from the city centre. From the city, head across the 6th October Bridge on to Salah Salem/Al-Orouba Road. This leads directly to Heliopolis where the airport is located. Cairo International Airport can also be reached via a link road from the Cairo Ring Road.|
|Car rental||Car hire companies represented at Cairo International Airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty. Offices are located in all terminals.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: Public buses run to a number of destinations in the city from outside the terminals. Intercity connections link the airport with Alexandria.|
Shuttle: A shuttle bus service connects the airport with Heliopolis and central Cairo (journey time: 45 minutes; fare: 35LE). It operates at half-hourly intervals and it is recommended to reserve in advance (tel: 19970).
Taxi: Taxis to central Cairo are available from outside Arrivals (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: around 80LE). Haggling is recommended for cabs with no meter, while newer white taxis have meters.
|Car parking||There are short- and long-term parking facilities directly outside all terminals. In total, more than 3,600 spaces are available.|
|Information and help desks||Information desks are located in the arrivals and departures halls and in the transit hall. Flight information (tel: (02) 634 8566) is available 24 hours a day. Tourist police (tel: (02) 265 2313) are located within the terminals and can also provide information.|
|Airport Facilities||Money: Cairo International Airport has banks and ATMs in Terminals 1 and 3. 24-hour bureaux de change are located in the departure areas of all terminals.|
Communications: The on-site post office is open 24 hours a day. There are public telephones throughout the airport and Wi-Fi (chargeable) is also accessible in many areas of the terminals.
Food: There are numerous restaurants at Cairo International Airport, including a range of international fast-food and coffee chains. Bars are located in the departure halls of Terminals 1 and 3 and are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping: Many shops, including duty-free outlets, gift retailers, clothes shops, bookshops and newsagents, are located in the departure halls of Terminals 1 and 3 and in the transit hall.
Luggage: Baggage trolleys and porters are available. Left-luggage facilities can be found in both terminals.
Other facilities: A pharmacy is located in the departure areas of Terminals 1 and 3. There are numerous tour operators and travel agencies represented at the airport.
|Conference and business facilities||The business centre in Terminal 1 provides computer and fax services. There is a choice of VIP lounges in the terminals, which can also provide a range of business services upon request. In addition, business facilities and meeting rooms can be found in the Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel (tel: (02) 2291 8520; www.novotel.com).Additional meeting facilities will be available at the new Le Méridien Cairo Airport hotel attached to Terminal 3 (tel: (02) 748 2301; www.starwoodhotels.com), which is due to open in July 2013.The Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Centre (www.cicc.egnet.net) is within 10km (6 miles) of the airport.|
|Disabled facilities||Wheelchairs are available on request - passengers should contact their airline for assistance. There are dedicated toilets for the disabled within the terminals. There are no reserved car parking spaces for disabled passengers.|
|Airport hotels||There are a number of hotels in the vicinity, with complimentary shuttle buses running from the terminals to all major hotels. Our Cairo International Airport guide provides information on the following hotels:|
Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel
The 4-star Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel is located a short distance from Cairo International Airport and provides a shuttle bus service to/from the terminals. Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool, three meeting rooms and a children's play area.
Cairo 11776 , Egypt
Tel: (02) 2291 8520.
Concorde El Salam
The 5-star Concorde El Salam hotel is a ten-minute drive from Cairo International Airport in the suburb of Heliopolis. The classically decorated hotel boasts two swimming pools and a casino and cinema complex, as well as a large choice of restaurants with options ranging from an English-style tea room to a sushi restaurant.
Heliopolis, 65 Abdel Hamid Badawi Street
Tel: (02) 622 6000.
Le Meridien Heliopolis
Le Méridien Heliopolis has six meeting rooms seating up to 450 people, as well as a fitness centre, spa and four restaurants. The hotel provides a shuttle service to/from the airport (reservations should be made in advance).
Heliopolis, 51 El Orouba Street
Tel: (02) 2290 5055.
|Full airport name||Cairo International Airport|