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Coordinates: 25°40′15″N 032°42′23″E / 25.67083°N 32.70639°E / 25.67083; 32.70639

Luxor International Airport
IATA: LXR – ICAO: HELX
Summary
Airport type Public, Military
Operator Egyptian Airport Company
Serves Luxor, Egypt
Elevation AMSL 294 ft / 90 m
Website www.luxor-airport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,000 9,842 Asphalt
Sources: Airport web site and DAFIF

Luxor International Airport

Luxor International Airport (IATA: LXR, ICAO: HELX) is the main airport serving the city of Luxor, Egypt. It is located four miles (6km) east of the city.

Many charter airlines use the airport, as it is a popular tourist destination for those visiting the River Nile and the Valley of the Kings.

In 2009, the airport served 1,872,070 passengers (-13.7% vs. 2008).

In 2005 the airport was upgraded to accommodate up to 8 million passengers a year. Facilities for passengers include 48 check-in desks, 8 gates, 5 baggage claim belts, a post office, a bank, a Bureau de Change, an auto exchange machine (CIB), restaurants, cafeterias, a VIP Lounge, a duty free shop, a newsagent/tobacconist, a chemist shop, a gift shop, a travel agent, a tourist help desk, car rental, first aid, a baby/parent Room, disabled access/facilities and a business centre.

Facilities for cargo include refrigerated storage, animal quarantine, livestock handling, health officials, X-Ray equipment, and fumigation equipment.

The cargo terminal handling agent for the airport is EgyptAir Cargo.

Airlines and destinations

Luxor is served by the following scheduled airlines:

Airlines Destinations
Air Arabia Sharjah
Air Berlin Berlin-Tegel, Düsseldorf, Hamburg [begins 4 November, seasonal], Hanover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich [begins 5 November, seasonal], Nuremberg [begins 4 November, seasonal]
Air Berlin operated by Belair Basel [begins 4 November, seasonal], Zürich
Air Méditerranée Lyon, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Arkefly Amsterdam
Bahrain Air Bahrain
easyJet London Gatwick [begins 3 November]
Edelweiss Air Zurich
EgyptAir Abu Simbel, Aswan, Barcelona [ends 25 October], Cairo, Kuwait, London-Heathrow, Madrid [ends 25 October], Milan [ends 25 October], Osaka-Kansai, Paris-Charles de Gaulle [ends 30 October], Rome [ends 25 October]
EgyptAir operated by EgyptAir Express Abu Simbel, Alexandria, Aswan, Cairo, Marsa Alam [begins 1 November], Sharm el-Sheikh
Flydubai Dubai
Jazeera Airways Kuwait
Jetairfly Brussels
Kuwait Airways Kuwait
Luxair Luxembourg
Monarch Airlines London-Gatwick, Manchester
Niki Salzburg, Vienna [both begin 4 November, seasonal]
Qatar Airways Doha
Thomas Cook Airlines London-Gatwick, Manchester
Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium) Brussels
Thomson Airways Birmingham, Bristol [begins 3 November; seasonal], London-Gatwick, Manchester
transavia.com France Paris-Orly
TUIfly Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart [all seasonal]
Wind Jet Catania

Additionally, several airlines operate charter flights into the airport, including AlMasria Universal Airlines, AMC Airlines (which are based there), Hamburg International and Neos.

Accidents and incidents

On 20 February 2009, an Antonov An-12 of Aerolift crashed after an engine caught fire on take-off. All five crew were killed.



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General Info
Country Egypt
ICAO ID HELX
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 25.671028
25° 40' 15.70" N
Longitude 32.706583
032° 42' 23.70" E
Elevation 294 feet
90 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours UNKNOWN
Daylight Saving Time Dates notified by NOTAM


Communications
TWR 119.9
118.1
(118.1 sby)
RDO 5859
2562
(2562 sby)
GND 121.9
RADAR 124.3
118.1


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
02/20 9843 x 148 feet
3000 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 070FCWU YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME LXR LUXOR 091X 114.4 5.8 NM 212.9
NDB LO LUXOR - 364 4.3 NM 200.1


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG Avbl.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
RSTD Flt blw FL85 not auth unless within 8 NM of arpt.



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