CAIRO - 2 February 2018: Egypt’s Sphinx International Airport will be a surprise to its potential visitors from all over the world, the airport is slated to open in summer 2018.
Egypt’s Sphinx International Airport is expected to receive flights of around 300 passengers per hour starting this summer.
The Sphinx International Airport will be the perfect starting point for any tourists who want to visit Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Grand Egyptian Museum as they are all is located in the west of Cairo on the Cairo – Alexandria desert road.
Flights will begin to land at Sphinx International Airport in Giza in the summer of 2018, confirmed Sherif Fathy, Civil Aviation minister to the local press.
The construction of the Sphinx International Airport is being carried out by the Egyptian Consultancy Company and is costing around LE 300 million. The airport will reduce the pressure on Cairo International Airport which is located on the eastern outskirts of the capital.
The new airport has been dubbed as the “300 passengers airport” due to its accommodation capacity per hour.
In previous press statements, Fathy said that the airport has “strategic goals,” with a plan for expanding into cargo services in the future.