Sphinx International Airport To Start Operations November 2022 

Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation confirms Sphinx International Airport’s launch on November 01, 2022.

Sphinx International Airport
Sphinx International Airport / Photo: Min of Aviation Egypt

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA), Egypt, has confirmed that Sphinx International Airport is set to start operations on November 01, 2022, coinciding with the start of the winter tourist season. The airport will have the capacity to handle one million and one hundred thousand passengers per annum.

Air Cairo will operate flights between Sphinx and Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, and Aswan Airports, offering 12 weekly flights. This development is expected to boost tourism in the region.

“Sphinx Airport will be an important addition to the service of air and tourism arriving to Egypt during the next phase, contributing to achieving Egypt Vision 2023 to achieve sustainable development.”

Mohammed Abbas Helma, Minister of Aviation.