Cairo International Airport is located in the North-East of Cairo, the Capital of Egypt. The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country marked by its unique geographical location & convenient weather. It is also identified not only as a very commercial active area, but also with a history of over 7000 years.
Location The airport is located in Heliopolis, 22km (13.7 miles) northeast of central Cairo and 40km (24.9 miles) from the Giza Pyramids.
Transfer Between Terminals A free Cairo Airport Authority shuttle bus links the two terminals, 3km (1.9 miles) apart more. The bus runs throughout the night and departs approximately every 30 minutes. Terminal 1 is known as the Old Airport, whilst Terminal 2 is known as the New Airport.
Main access roads and driving directions
The airport can be reached from Cairo city center, across the 6th October Bridge, via Salah Salem road, which leads to Heliopolis. The airport and Heliopolis are well signposted from the city center.
Main Access Roads: Salah Salem-Orouba Street, an east west main arterial road. In the Greater Cairo, Urban Area, starting from Corniche El Nile and ending at Cairo Airport (23 km length).
Secondary Access Roads: Autostrade-El Nasr Road, a main arterial road, almost parallel to Orouba street & Cairo International Airport (43 km) with various entrances & exits to other surrounding roads.
The airport can be reached via the new road, connection Terminal 3 with the intersection between Ring Road and Suez Road.