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Riyadh, located in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, is the largest city and the capital of Saudi Arabia. This business destination is a beautiful blend of modernism and the Wahhabi culture. Apart from incredible architecture seen throughout the city, Riyadh has plenty of tourist attractions and luxury shopping centres to offer; these include the Antiquities Museum, Al Faisaliah Tower, Clock Tower, Masmak Fortress, National Museum, Old Dariyah, Burj Al Mamlakah, Riyadh Zoo, Owais Souq, Sky Bridge, and Kingdom Center.
About the Riyadh International Airport
Situated 35 km north of Riyadh, King Khalid International Airport is the second biggest airport in Saudi Arabia. Covering an area of around 315 sq.km, this airport is among the world’s largest airports. There are four main passenger terminals (only 3 are operational at the moment) which are fitted with eight aerobridges each. Terminals 1 and 2 cater to international passengers and Terminal 5 is for domestic traffic. An additional terminal, with a helipad, caters to the Royal family and official government guests of the Kingdom. Facilities include ATMs, mosque, dining options, commercial shops, hotels, first-aid, rent-a-car and much more.
Riyadh International Airport address
King Khalid International Airport
Phone: +966 9200 02016 / Fax: +966 (0)1 221 1637
Cairo, or al-Qahirah, is the largest city and the capital of Egypt. Cairo’s metropolitan area is the largest in the entire Middle East and the Arab World. This city was discovered on the bank of River Nile. Meaning ‘the victorious city’, Cairo is home to plenty of ancient Egyptian Civilization; The Pyramid of Giza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known to be the tallest pyramid in Egypt and is guarded by the Great Sphinx. You can also have a look at the famous mummies in the Museum of Cairo. The felucca ride on the River Nile is an amazing experience which gives a splendid view of the city’s landscapes. The Al-Azhar is a grandiose mosque, exhibiting beautiful Islamic architecture. The Cairo Tower offers a splendid 360 degrees view to the city’s amazing skyline.
About the Cairo International Airport
Cairo International Airport, or Matar al-Qahirah al-Duwaliyy, is the busiest airport in Egypt, and the second busiest in Africa, after O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. This airport covers an area of approximately 37 square kilometres and is located in Heliopolis, north east of Cairo. It serves as the primary hub to EgyptAir and EgyptAir Express among others. The airport serves both domestic and international passengers through its 4 terminals.
Cairo International Airport address
Cairo International Airport
Sheraton Al Matar,
Cairo Governorate- 11432,
Phone: +20 2 22655000
What is the frequency of Riyadh to Cairo flights
Saudia, flynas and EgyptAir have direct flights from Riyadh with Cairo on a daily basis. Other airlines also fly between these two cities with layovers. The first flight of the day is at 1:00 AM on Saudia whereas the last flight of the day is at 11:00 PM. Other flights are also available at good intervals throughout the day.