Egypt: Press Release - Aswan Airport

Press Release
Egypts Minister of Tourism
Egypt Update

February 13, 1998

New Aswan Airport to Operate Soon

Within a few weeks, the new Aswan International Airport will be operated, thus becoming the second major airport in Egypt. The airport was designed to accommodate 3,600 passengers daily and occupies an area of 16,700 square meters. It will also function as an alternative to Cairo and Luxor airports at times for emergency and bad weather conditions.