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Passenger Security : Responsible for the safety and security of the building and aircraft through the security and inspection procedures followed inside landside and airside.
Immigration : Responsible to check the travel documents, visa (arrival / departure) and the validity of the passport and all relevant required documents.
General traffic : Responsible for controlling the traffic flow, on the access roads of the airport and facilitate the movement and guarantee a smooth traffic flow.
Tourism Police : : Responsible to keep the low and order, and to receive and check any compline from the passengers, their location is in the baggage claim area and in the meeters area in the arrival hall next to the information desk.
Left behind bags is examined by tripartite committee from police, CAC security and customs. In case of valuable items kept in customs stores, other items sent to the left behind department in TB1 .
In case of the passengers loses his bag he have to follow the following steps after making a report upon arrive, and receiving a call from the airline:
• Proceed to the lost baggage office in the arrival hall outside the customs zone
• A special pass issued to enter the customs zone to collect the bag, 24 hours after arrival.
• After collecting the bag proceed to customs area for inspection and pay the customs clearance, if any.
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Cairo International Airport history started in the forties of the last century when the American Bayn Field air-force base was established five kilometers far from Almaza Airport to serve the Alliance during the Second World War. The American forces left the base by the end of the war.
In 1945, the Civil Aviation Authority took over the base and allocated it to the International Civil Aviation. The Airport was called "King Farouk 1st Airport". In the meantime, Almaza Airport was dedicated to the domestic flights.
There is nothing brighter and more comfortable than finding a smiling face waiting for you when you arrive or depart Cairo International Airport.
In arrival Ahlan representative will be waiting for you carrying a sign in your name then will transport you by Ahlan dedicated car to our lounges (VIP only) and will take care of you while you stay in the lounge until we finalize arrival procedures and claim your luggage and insure good care until you leave
In departure Ahlan representative will take care of you and your luggage while you stay at the lounge and on your behalf our we will finalize all travel procedures then will transport you by our Ahlan dedicated car to the final gate.
Cairo Airport Facilities