Cairo Airport Info

Cairo Airport Information

Cairo Airport (IATA: CAI | ICAO: HECA) officially known as Cairo International Airport or Maṭār El Qāhira El Dawli is the main airport in Cairo, Egypt.

Cairo Airport is the biggest and busiest one in the country, covering a large area in Heliopolis, about fifteen kilometers from the city center. It is the main hub for Egyptair and Nile Air, among other airlines.

Below is the latest information about Cairo Airport, including general details, services, lounges, parking, restaurants, luggage storage, transportation, Wi-Fi, and more.

General Information:

Address: Oruba Road, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt

Coordinates: 30.1119° N, 31.4007° E

Elevation: 381 ft / 116 m

Hours of Operation: Open 24 hours a day

Phone: + (202) 226 53214


Accommodations: Hotels in Cairo

Banking & ATM Machines:

  • NBE ATM Machine Terminal 2
  • NBE ATM Machine Terminal 3

Food & Drink:

  • Starbucks
  • Pure Cup
  • Hippopotamus
  • Hippopotamus Steakhouse
  • Segafredo Zanetti
  • Live Sports Bar
  • Quick Coffee and Meal
  • Upper Crust
  • Le Carnaval
  • Le Carnaval Pastries
  • Chez Edy
  • EVOO
  • Mcdonald’s T1

Rental Cars:

Check out all the car rental options at Cairo Airport and compare rates today!


  • Egypt Air Duty Free
  • Paul & Shark
  • Air Mall
  • Vodafone Cairo T2
  • Candy House Baby
  • BOSS
  • The Coffeeshop Comany
  • IQOS Store


A variety of airport transfer options are available, catering to groups of any size. You can choose from private cars, minivans, airport shuttles, and minibuses. To avoid scams and ensure a smooth arrival, we strongly recommend booking your airport transfer in advance.

Airport Lounges:

VIP Lounges can be found in Terminals 1, 2, and 3 of Cairo Airport.

T1 – First Class Lounge

T2 – First Class Lounge

T2 – Ahlein Premium Lounge

T2 – Emirates Lounge

T3 – EgyptAir Alioth Lounge

T3 – EgyptAir Gienah Lounge

T3 – EgyptAir El Teir Lounge

T3 – EgyptAir Almesian Lounge

Airport Parking:

Parking at Cairo International Airport is 100 EGP per day. Click here to learn more.

Airport Museums:

There are two Egyptian museums located inside of Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 at Cairo International Airport.


Luggage storage lockers are readily available at Cairo Airport.

Smoking Area:

There are designated smoking areas at Cairo International Airport, located in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Visa Requirements:

View all visa requirements for Egypt here.


Travelers can enjoy seamless connectivity with free Wi-Fi available throughout Cairo Airport.

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