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Luxor International Airport

Luxor International Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Egypt
Airport typePublic, Military
OperatorEgyptian Airport Company
ServesLuxor, Egypt
Elevation90 m (294 ft)

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Luxor International Airport is the main airport serving the city of Luxor, Egypt. It is located four miles (6km) east of the city.

Many charter airlines use the airport, as it is a popular tourist destination for those visiting the River Nile and the Valley of the Kings.

In 2009, the airport served 1,872,070 passengers (-13.7% vs. 2008).

In 2005 the airport was upgraded to accommodate up to 8 million passengers a year. Facilities for passengers include 48 check-in desks, 8 gates, 5 baggage claim belts, a post office, a bank, a Bureau de change, an auto exchange machine (CIB), restaurants, cafeterias, a VIP Lounge, a duty free shop, a newsagent/tobacconist, a chemist shop, a gift shop, a travel agent, a tourist help desk, car rental, first aid, a baby/parent Room, disabled access/facilities and a business centre.

Facilities for cargo include refrigerated storage, animal quarantine, livestock handling, health officials, X-Ray equipment, and fumigation equipment.

The cargo terminal handling agent for the airport is EgyptAir Cargo.

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