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Airports at the highest altitudes, located in the mountains or on the highlands. A high altitude which rhymes with the drop in atmospheric pressure which increases the taxiing distance to allow planes to take off and therefore requires a longer runway than at lower altitudes. in Egypt.

#1 St Catherine airport (Egypt) / OACI HESC/ IATA SKV

aéroport St Catherine

Altitude : 1331 m = 4367 ft

St Catherine airport is located close to ‘Uqrat Şafḩah at 19 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Janūb Sīnā’ at 43 km, Dhahab at 49 km, Tor at 66 km, Al Jubayl at 69 km, Wāsiţ at 71 km,

The longest runway measures : 2115 m = 6939 ft

-> Aviation weather, St Catherine airport NOTAM and VAC

#2 Taba airport (Egypt) / OACI HETB/ IATA TCP

aéroport Taba

Altitude : 736 m = 2415 ft

Taba airport is located close to Taba, ‘En Netafim at 10 km, Eilat at 17 km, Tall al Khalīfah at 22 km, Aqaba at 23 km, Yotvata at 42 km, Ketura at 51 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Taba airport NOTAM and VAC

#3 Shark El Oweinat airport (Egypt) / OACI HEOW/ IATA GSQ

aéroport Shark El Oweinat

Altitude : 262 m = 860 ft

Shark El Oweinat airport is located close to

The longest runway measures : 3500 m = 11483 ft

-> Aviation weather, Shark El Oweinat airport NOTAM and VAC

#4 October airport (Egypt) / OACI HEOC

aéroport October

Altitude : 246 m = 807 ft

October airport is located close to Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar at 22 km, Giza Governorate at 30 km, Tamiyah at 40 km, Al Hawamidiyah at 42 km, Aşlān at 43 km, Al Jizah at 43 km,

The longest runway measures : 2000 m = 6562 ft

-> Aviation weather, October airport NOTAM and VAC

#5 Asyut airport (Egypt) / OACI HEAT/ IATA ATZ

aéroport Asyut

Altitude : 235 m = 771 ft

Asyut airport is located close to Assiut, Banī Ghālib at 17 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Asyūţ at 19 km, Asyut at 23 km, Abnub at 28 km, Manfalut at 30 km, Abu Tij at 30 km,

The longest runway measures : 3019 m = 9905 ft

-> Aviation weather, Asyut airport NOTAM and VAC

#6 Aswan airport (Egypt) / OACI HESN/ IATA ASW

aéroport Aswan

Altitude : 202 m = 663 ft

Aswan airport is located close to Aswan, Naj‘ Tinjār at 6.2 km, Aswan at 17 km, Kawm Umbu at 58 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān at 74 km, Idfu at 113 km, Isna at 150 km,

The longest runway measures : 3402 m = 11161 ft

-> Aviation weather, Aswan airport NOTAM and VAC

#7 Abu Simbel airport (Egypt) / OACI HEBL/ IATA ABS

aéroport Abu Simbel

Altitude : 188 m = 617 ft

Abu Simbel airport is located close to Abu Simbel, Abu Sunbul at 3.4 km, Wādī Ḩalfā’ at 69 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān at 167 km, Naj‘ Tinjār at 222 km, Aswan at 232 km,

The longest runway measures : 3000 m = 9843 ft

-> Aviation weather, Abu Simbel airport NOTAM and VAC

#8 Dakhla airport (Egypt) / OACI HEDK/ IATA DAK

aéroport Dakhla

Altitude : 187 m = 614 ft

Dakhla airport is located close to Muḩāfaz̧at al Wādī al Jadīd at 69 km, Al Kharijah at 155 km, Qasr al Farafirah at 210 km, Manfalut at 288 km,

The longest runway measures : 2489 m = 8166 ft

-> Aviation weather, Dakhla airport NOTAM and VAC

#9 Cairo West airport (Egypt) / OACI HECW/ IATA CWE

aéroport Cairo West

Altitude : 168 m = 551 ft

Cairo West airport is located close to El Cairo, Giza Governorate at 18 km, Ashmun at 21 km, Awsim at 21 km, Al Qanatir al Khayriyah at 23 km, Qalyub at 29 km, Al Jizah at 31 km,

The longest runway measures : 2974 m = 9757 ft

-> Aviation weather, Cairo West airport NOTAM and VAC

#10 Cairo airport (Egypt) / OACI HECA/ IATA CAI

aéroport Cairo

Altitude : 116 m = 381 ft

Cairo airport is located close to Cairo, testing at 0.5 km, Al Khankah at 10 km, Masākin al Akhshāb wa ash Shāy at 16 km, Cairo at 16 km, Al ‘Atabah at 17 km, Qalyub at 20 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Cairo airport NOTAM and VAC

#11 El Gora airport (Egypt) / OACI HEGR/ IATA EGH

#12 Sohag International airport (Egypt) / OACI HESG/ IATA HMB

#13 Almaza Air Force Base airport (Egypt) / OACI HEAZ

#14 Luxor airport (Egypt) / OACI HELX/ IATA LXR

#15 Marsa Alam International airport (Egypt) / OACI HEMA/ IATA RMF

#16 El Khargha airport (Egypt) / OACI HEKG/ IATA UVL

#17 Borg El Arab airport (Egypt) / OACI HEBA/ IATA HBE

#18 Sharm El Sheikh airport (Egypt) / OACI HESH/ IATA SSH

#19 El Alamein International airport (Egypt) / OACI HEAL/ IATA DBB

#20 El Arish airport (Egypt) / OACI HEAR/ IATA AAC

#21 El Tor airport (Egypt) / OACI HETR/ IATA ELT

#22 Beni Suef Air Base airport (Egypt) / OACI HEBS

#23 Mersa Matruh airport (Egypt) / OACI HEMM/ IATA MUH

#24 Embaba airport (Egypt) / OACI HEEM

#25 El Gouna airport (Egypt) / OACI HEGO

#26 Hurghada airport (Egypt) / OACI HEGN/ IATA HRG

#27 Jiyanklis Air Base airport (Egypt) / OACI HEGS

#28 Port Said airport (Egypt) / OACI HEPS/ IATA PSD

#29 Alexandria airport (Egypt) / OACI HEAX/ IATA ALY

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