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LXR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LXR / HELX
Airport Name: Luxor International Airport
Location: Luxor, Egypt
GPS Coordinates: 25°40'14"N by 32°42'23"E
Area Served: Luxor, Egypt
Operator/Owner: Egyptian Airport Company
Airport Type: Public, Military
Elevation: 294 feet (90 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Luxor International Airport (LXR):

  • In 2005 the airport was upgraded to accommodate up to 8 million passengers a year.
  • Luxor International Airport (LXR) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Luxor International Airport (LXR) is Aswan International Airport (ASW), which is located 118 miles (190 kilometers) S of LXR.
  • Because of Luxor International Airport's relatively low elevation of 294 feet, planes can take off or land at Luxor International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Luxor International Airport (LXR) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is nearly antipodal to Luxor International Airport (meaning Luxor International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Rurutu Airport), and is located 12,096 miles (19,467 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.
  • On 20 February 2009, an Antonov An-12 crashed after an engine caught fire on take-off.

Map of Nearest Airports from Luxor International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Luxor International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1118.13 miles (190.12 km) SAswan International Airport (ASW)Aswan, EgyptView Aswan International Airport on a map Set ASW as destination Airport Get more information about Aswan International Airport
2124.16 miles (199.82 km) NNEHurghada International Airport (HRG)Hurghada, EgyptView Hurghada International Airport on a map Set HRG as destination Airport Get more information about Hurghada International Airport
3141.55 miles (227.80 km) NWAssiut Airport (ATZ)Assiut, EgyptView Assiut Airport on a map Set ATZ as destination Airport Get more information about Assiut Airport
4143.16 miles (230.39 km) ESEMarsa Alam (RMF)Marsa Alam, EgyptView Marsa Alam on a map Set RMF as destination Airport Get more information about Marsa Alam
5190.34 miles (306.32 km) NNESharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH)Sharm el-Sheikh, EgyptView Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt on a map Set SSH as destination Airport Get more information about Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt
6224.33 miles (361.03 km) NNESt. Catherine International Airport (SKV)St. Catherine, EgyptView St. Catherine International Airport on a map Set SKV as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catherine International Airport
7237.90 miles (382.87 km) SSWAl Hufalysin Airport (ABS)Abu Simbel, EgyptView Al Hufalysin Airport on a map Set ABS as destination Airport Get more information about Al Hufalysin Airport
8277.81 miles (447.10 km) SSWWadi Halfa Airport (WHF)Wadi Halfa, SudanView Wadi Halfa Airport on a map Set WHF as destination Airport Get more information about Wadi Halfa Airport
9298.85 miles (480.96 km) NNETaba International Airport (TCP)Taba, EgyptView Taba International Airport on a map Set TCP as destination Airport Get more information about Taba International Airport
10301.91 miles (485.88 km) NNEEilat Airport (ETH)Eilat, IsraelView Eilat Airport on a map Set ETH as destination Airport Get more information about Eilat Airport
11304.37 miles (489.83 km) NETabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport ) (TUU)Tabuk, Saudi ArabiaView Tabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport ) on a map Set TUU as destination Airport Get more information about Tabuk Regional Airport (Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport )
12306.83 miles (493.79 km) NNEKing Hussein International Airport (AQJ)Aqaba, JordanView King Hussein International Airport on a map Set AQJ as destination Airport Get more information about King Hussein International Airport
13317.63 miles (511.17 km) NNWCairo International Airport (CAI)Cairo, EgyptView Cairo International Airport on a map Set CAI as destination Airport Get more information about Cairo International Airport
14324.91 miles (522.89 km) NNEOvda Airport (VDA)Ovda, IsraelView Ovda Airport on a map Set VDA as destination Airport Get more information about Ovda Airport
15325.95 miles (524.56 km) NNEYotvata Airfield (YOT)Yotvata, IsraelView Yotvata Airfield on a map Set YOT as destination Airport Get more information about Yotvata Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Luxor International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Luxor International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,096.10 miles (19,466.75 km) SERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,856.78 miles (19,081.59 km) SSEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
311,850.55 miles (19,071.56 km) SSWAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
411,849.74 miles (19,070.27 km) SSEMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
511,787.64 miles (18,970.32 km) WSWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
611,772.92 miles (18,946.63 km) SWHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
711,771.37 miles (18,944.14 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
811,766.97 miles (18,937.06 km) SSWMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
911,764.03 miles (18,932.32 km) SFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1011,737.62 miles (18,889.82 km) SSEBora Bora Airport (BOB)Bora Bora, French PolynesiaView Bora Bora Airport on a map Set BOB as destination Airport Get more information about Bora Bora Airport
1111,736.77 miles (18,888.46 km) SApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1211,736.71 miles (18,888.35 km) SWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
1311,722.99 miles (18,866.28 km) SSEMaupiti Airport (MAU)Maupiti, Leeward Islands, French PolynesiaView Maupiti Airport on a map Set MAU as destination Airport Get more information about Maupiti Airport
1411,717.20 miles (18,856.95 km) ESEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
1511,715.23 miles (18,853.78 km) SArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport