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30 Jan 2019 | 08:02 AM UTC

Egypt: New international airport to open in Giza in early February

Egypt News Alert

New Sphinx International Airport (SPX) to begin trial flights in Giza in early February; flight disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/5/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Cairo). COUNTRY/REGION Egypt, Cairo

Event

Egypt is expected to open its new Sphinx International Airport (SPX) in early February, with 30 trial flights being organized before regular service is introduced. The airport has been built west of Cairo, outside of the city near the Giza Pyramids and the new Grand Egyptian Museum to ease tourism access to the area. Travel and flight disruptions are possible at the airport as it gradually opens to full service.

Advice

Individuals scheduled to fly through the Sphinx International Airport are advised to monitor the airport's development, confirm the status of their flights, and anticipate possible flight disruptions.

 

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