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The airports that have the longest runways in the world, because they are at altitude or the planes need more speed to be able to fly. And long runways to accommodate the largest planes or non-standard aircraft like the American space shuttle in Egypt.

#1 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 VAC

#2 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 VAC

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

aéroport Hurghada

Altitude : 16 m = 52 ft

Hurghada airport is located close to Hurghada, Muḩāfaz̧at al Baḩr al Aḩmar at 1.4 km, Port el Ghalib at 8.9 km, Al Ghardaqah at 8.9 km, Makadi Bay at 23 km, El Gouna at 27 km, Bur Safajah at 52 km,

The longest runway measures : 4000 m = 13123 ft

-> Aviation weather, Hurghada airport VAC

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

aéroport Beni Suef Air Base

Altitude : 33 m = 108 ft

Beni Suef Air Base airport is located close to Beni Suef, Bāhā at 7.7 km, Bush at 13 km, Bani Suwayf at 17 km, Al Janādilah at 17 km, Al Fayyum at 20 km, Itsa at 22 km,

The longest runway measures : 3525 m = 11565 ft

-> Aviation weather, Beni Suef Air Base airport VAC

#5 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 VAC

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

aéroport El Khargha

Altitude : 59 m = 194 ft

El Khargha airport is located close to Al Kharijah at 5.1 km, Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj at 159 km, Juhaynah at 161 km, Jirja at 162 km, Suhaj at 163 km, Al Manshah at 165 km,

The longest runway measures : 3500 m = 11483 ft

-> Aviation weather, El Khargha airport VAC

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

aéroport El Alamein International

Altitude : 44 m = 144 ft

El Alamein International airport is located close to El Alamein, Al Alamayn at 48 km, Dawwār Abū al ‘Āşī at 117 km, Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah at 123 km, Marsa Matruh at 125 km, Ash Shāţibī at 142 km, ‘Izbat Nādī aş Şayd at 143 km,

The longest runway measures : 3499 m = 11480 ft

-> Aviation weather, El Alamein International airport VAC

#8 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 VAC

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

aéroport Borg El Arab

Altitude : 54 m = 177 ft

Borg El Arab airport is located close to Alexandria, Dawwār Abū al ‘Āşī at 2.3 km, Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah at 10 km, ‘Izbat Nādī aş Şayd at 37 km, Ash Shāţibī at 38 km, Alexandria at 41 km, Abu al Matamir at 46 km,

The longest runway measures : 3400 m = 11155 ft

-> Aviation weather, Borg El Arab airport VAC

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

aéroport Sharm El Sheikh

Altitude : 44 m = 144 ft

Sharm El Sheikh airport is located close to Sharm el-Sheikh, Naama at 9.6 km, Sharm ash Shaykh at 17 km, Dhahab at 59 km, Al Jubayl at 79 km, Tor at 81 km, ‘Uqrat Şafḩah at 92 km,

The longest runway measures : 3081 m = 10108 ft

-> Aviation weather, Sharm El Sheikh airport VAC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#26 October airport (Egypt) / OACI HEOC

#27 El Gouna airport (Egypt) / OACI HEGO

#28 Embaba airport (Egypt) / OACI HEEM

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

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