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About Sharq El Owainat Airport

Sharq El Owainat International Airport, which started to be built in 2003 in the Sharq El Owainat region in the west of Egypt, began offering service in 2006. Managed by the Egyptian government, the airport also welcomes the storage of export materials thanks to its close location to the free trade zone. The annual passenger number of Sharq El Owainat International Airport, which is a small airport, is approximately seven thousand passengers.

Getting to the City Center from Sharq El Owainat Airport

Passengers willing to travel to the Shark El Owainat city, located in the southwest of Egypt, can use the airport carrying the same name with the city. When you land at Shark El Owainat Airport, you can choose to travel by taxi to reach the city center, or rent a car from local companies in Shark El Owainat. The duration of the journey to the center, which is easily accessible from the airport, can vary according to the route you choose. The fares of the vehicles are not high, as in the rest of Egypt.

Taxi

Taking a taxi at Shark El Owainat Airport, you can take advantage of the short-term and direct access to the city center. Taxis can easily be found from the airport terminal or from many nearby areas. Fares may vary depending on the distance from the Shark El Owainat Airport to your destination, but not as high as to be considered as expensive. Bargaining with taxi drivers before you get on may prevent you from paying high fares.

Car Rental

You can pick up your car from the airport terminal if you make a reservation from the rental companies located at the airport or city center. Particularly the first-time visitors to the city may find it difficult to find directions when traveling to the center with the rental car. The great advantage of the rental vehicles in Shark El Owainat is that this was you can easily travel to areas outside the center.

Airport Shuttle

Passengers who want to travel to the city center by using the shuttles of private companies or hotels may prefer these vehicles serving based on reservation. Those travelling from Shark El Owainat Airport to the city center with shuttles can reach only to certain points in the city center or to their destination, depending on the stops of the shuttles.

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017
Getting to Sharq El Owainat Airport from the City Center

Shark El Owaniat Airport welcomes its passengers with its small terminal on the south-west of Egypt. You can reach Shark El Owainat Airport from the center by renting a car, private airport shuttles or taking a taxi. The fares and journey durations of all these vehicles are similar. You can travel to the airport from the center of Shark El Owaniat by selecting a suitable vehicle for your needs.

Taxi

Traveling by taxi is extremely fast in Shark El Owainat and at the same time one of the safest means of transportation. You can come to the airport by taxi and get off from car in front of the terminal and you can carry your luggage with these vehicles to the terminal easily.

Car Rental

In the center of Shark El Owainat, local rental companies are in the service of passengers who want to travel to the airport with a different vehicle than taxi. If you are considering renting a car, be sure to take your relevant documents, which may be required while renting the car, with you to the car rental offices located in the city.

Airport Shuttle

Shuttles may be preferred by passengers traveling to the airport, especially from the hotels located in the central areas of Shark El Owainat. Fares of the shuttles to the airport are determined by criteria such as the total distance to be traveled and the number of passengers travelling. You can contact the airport shuttle providers in advance for further information.

Airport Information

Located on the south-west of Egypt, which is one of the most touristic countries in the region, the airport is used mainly for local and regional flights. At the Shark El Owainat Airport, which serves with a small terminal building, you can find and use some of the standard services such as waiting rooms, information office, ATMs. Among the vehicles you can choose for your transfer at the airport, the tax stands are located in front of the terminal, while car rental companies are located in and around the terminal.

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017

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