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1708 Km
2 hour
Basrah Intl. Airport

Transportation to Alexandria Airport from the City Center

Borg El Arab Airport

The easiest ways to get to Borg El Arab International Airport from Alexandria city center are to take a taxi, use hotel shuttle service or rent a car. Since the traffic in Alexandria can be very heavy, you have to be careful and take the road a bit earlier in order not to miss your flight.

Taxi

You can easily get to Borg El Arab International Airport in about 1 hour by getting on a taxi in the city center. It is suggested that you get on a familiar taxi or ask your hotel to call a reliable taxi for you. You should definitely agree on the fare before getting on a taxi. You can bargain.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You can benefit from this service, which is safer than taxis, by making a reservation in advance.

Car Rental

If you have rented a car for your travel, you can arrive at Borg El Arab International Airport in maximum 1 hour under normal traffic conditions by following a straight route through Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir and turning left from the airport turnaround.

Airport Information

Alexandria International Airport is located 7 km southeast of Alexandria city center. Alexandria International Airport has been closed because of major renovations since 2013 and all traffic has been transferred to Borg El Arab International Airport which is located 40 km southeast of the city. Borg El Arab International Airport, which previously offered service for domestic flights and cargo aircrafts, has been undertaking airline traffic of Alexandria and Nile Delta since 2013.

In addition to the airplanes flying from Turkey, Central Asia and North Africa, cargo aircrafts also land at Borg El Arab Airport. The airport, which is located 40 km of Alexandria city center, has all fundamental facilities despite of not being a large airport. At the airport, there are many facilities such as a lounge, duty-free shop, various stores selling souvenirs and clothes and a few cafes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

In order to get directly to El Nouzha Airport, which is only seven kilometers from the city center of Alexandria, you have to prefer private means of transportation as there are no direct means of public transportation. Therefore, you have to either take a taxi or use the transfer service of your hotel.

Taxi

You can use the taxi to get directly from Alexandria city center, 7 seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, but remember that no flights are operated to this airport as of 2017. If the airport reopens to flights again in the future, you can reach El Nouzha Airport by taxi from Alexandria city in a maximum of 10 minutes.

Airport Information

El Nouzha International Airport, located in Alexandria, Egypt, served a total of over 1 million passengers in 2009. El Nouzha Airport, located seven kilometers south east of Alexandria city center, is closed since 2010, so all flights to and from here are routed to the Borg El Arab Airport, which is 40 kilometers southwest of Alexandria and has been the main airport of Alexandria since 2011. Some of the airline companies that have direct flights to Borg El Arab Airport are Turkish Airlines (Istanbul Atatürk), Saudia (Jeddah, Medina, Riyadh), Nile Air (Jeddah, Kuwait, Yanbu), FlyEgypt (Cairo, Dubai, Medina, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Kuwait), Aegean Airlines (Athens) and so on.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

Transportation to Basrah City Center from Airport

Although there is no public transport from Basra Airport to the city center, the airport has shuttle service. You can also go take a taxi if you wish. If you know someone in Basra, do not hesitate to ask them to pick you up at the airport. The hotels do not provide a shuttle service.

Taxi

There is always a taxi at the airport. But taxis do not have taximeters and drivers can demand very high fares. You must agree and negotiate in advance about where you will go. It is possible to reach the city center in half an hour by taxi.

Shuttle

Shuttle services are arranged at the airport every day of the week. The services do not have a standard departure schedule, but they are departing according to the aircraft's landing time.

Last Updated: 06 Feb 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Basrah flights?

For Alexandria-Basrah flights, you can use Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport as departure airport, and Basrah Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Alexandria-Basrah and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Alexandria-Basrah is 1708 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Alexandria-Basrah flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Alexandria-Basrah flights is Monday.

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