Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

History of Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

Sharm Airport was constructed by Israel in 1968 as its main airport for its effort in the Sinai war against Egypt and Jordan. After the peace treaty was signed and the Sinai peninsula returned to Egypt, Sharm El Sheik airport was taken over Egypt Airport Holding company.

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport Terminals

Sharm International Airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. It currently has a passenger capacity of 7.5 Million passengers annually and increasing. A handful of airlines fly into Sharm El Sheikh International airport Including Egypt Air, Egypt Air Express and TUI. It serves General aviation traffic as well and it can accommodate private aircraft of all sizes.

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport Map

Information and Restrictions Cairo International Airport

HESH is the ICAO code




Longest Hard Surface Runway (ft)


10108 x 148, 04L/22R

Elevation (ft)



Runway Surface



Fuel Available



Current UTC


1:27:55 PM (+2.00)

Local Standard Time


3:27:55 PM

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