How far is Cairo from Alexandria?

The distance between Alexandria (El Nouzha Airport) and Cairo (Cairo International Airport) is 113 miles / 183 kilometers / 99 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Alexandria (ALY) to Cairo (CAI) is 147 miles / 237 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 38 minutes.

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Distance from Alexandria to Cairo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Alexandria to Cairo. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 113.483 miles
• 182.634 kilometers
• 98.614 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 113.493 miles
• 182.649 kilometers
• 98.623 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Alexandria to Cairo?

The estimated flight time from El Nouzha Airport to Cairo International Airport is 42 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between El Nouzha Airport (ALY) and Cairo International Airport (CAI)

On average, flying from Alexandria to Cairo generates about 42 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 42 kilograms equals 92 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Alexandria to Cairo

See the map of the shortest flight path between El Nouzha Airport (ALY) and Cairo International Airport (CAI).

Airport information

Origin El Nouzha Airport
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: ALY
ICAO Code: HEAX
Coordinates: 31°11′2″N, 29°56′56″E
Destination Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E