Short-term and long-term visitors are welcome so long as they hold the appropriate valid visa. Visa requirements differ by nationality; please access (1) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and/or (2) Egypt e-Visa for further details regarding visa requirements and eligibility for visitors, immigrants and transit passengers.
For electronic visas, access: Egypt e-Visa (only available to specific countries).
Al Alamain International Airport deeply values the safety and security of all aircraft, travelers, employees, visitors and crew members. As an international airport, global security standards are mandatory and are effectively fulfilled to ensure a safe and secure environment.
travelers may learn more about how to prepare for security checks by reading the following sub-sections. Any items violating the following regulations will be removed and disposed of without compensation entitlements. It is therefore advised to familiarize yourself with security protocols and take precautionary measures in advance to avoid any inconvenience.
For baggage dimensions and weight, please refer to your airline’s website.
Please keep your baggage attended at all times. Unattended baggage will be removed and destroyed.
Liquids in hand baggage - restricted to 100ml containers placed in a re-sealable 1-liter bag with a maximum allowance of 1 bag per passenger; it is advised to pack liquids in checked-in baggage for a smoother screening process.
Sharp items - items including knives and scissors with blades exceeding 6cm in length are not permitted in hand baggage; it is advised to place them in checked-in baggage or they will be disposed of.Prohibited Items
International aviation regulations forbid the carriage of hazardous materials aboard aircraft in your luggage or on your person.
Any instruments, tools, or object capable of being used to cause serious injury including but not limited to guns and firearms, stun devices and explosives, are strictly prohibited from both your hand baggage and checked-in baggage.
Please refer to your airline’s security protocols for a full list of prohibited items.Our Advice
For a stress-free security screening, we advise travelers to cooperate with the following guidelines:
- Empty pockets of all metal objects including currency, mobile phones, keys and watch
- Remove wallets, shoes, belts and jackets, and place them in baggage trays for scanning
- Place all liquids in a plastic bag and place outside baggage
- Remove laptop, tablet, cameras and mobile phones from all covers and place them outside baggage in a separate tray
- Duty free items must be placed in sealed bags (conforming with ICAO standards/ICAO-compliant bag)
Your safety is our priority.