MARSA ALAM INTERNATIONAL
gateway to the South Red Sea
new Marsa Alam International Airport is the first privately
owned and operated international commercial airport in Egypt and is the first
airport in aviation history operating under a
system. EMAK Marsa Alam for
Management & Operation
of Airports SAE, a subsidiary of the M.A. Al-Kharafi Group
had successfully negotiated the 40-year BOT
concession agreement with the Egyptian Civil
Aviation Authority. The new airport
is operated under a separate
agreement by Aeroports de Paris. With its opening Marsa Alam International Airport became
new international gateway to the new resorts area of the
South Red Sea.
and comfort of passengers are the uppermost in the
airport design. The 3,240 meter runway can accommodate
Boeing 737 - 757 - 767, Airbus 320 - 310 - 300 jets and
similar aircrafts; whilst the taxi-ways permit easy and
quick access to the terminal building.
All services and aids necessary for safe operation are
incorporated, including rescue services, fully equipped
control tower, Navigational Aids and support facilities.
The terminal has a modular design, which can be easily
expanded to accommodate up to 4 million passengers a
year. All areas, including the secure "check-in" hall,
are fully air-conditioned and a number of restaurants,
duty-free shops, and other retail outlets are provided
for the passengers' security, safety, comfort,
efficiency and enjoyment.
The concessionaires of Marsa Alam International Airport
are also the lead master developers of the new Port
Ghalib resort community,