# How far is Alexandria from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Alexandria (Borg El Arab Airport) is 116 miles / 186 kilometers / 101 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Alexandria (HBE) is 143 miles / 230 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 41 minutes.

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## Distance from Cairo to Alexandria

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 115.738 miles
• 186.263 kilometers
• 100.574 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
• 115.639 miles
• 186.103 kilometers
• 100.487 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 Cairo to Alexandria?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Borg El Arab Airport (HBE)

On average, flying from Cairo to Alexandria generates about 42 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 42 kilograms equals 93 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairo to Alexandria

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Borg El Arab Airport (HBE).

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E
Destination Borg El Arab Airport
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: HBE
ICAO Code: HEBA
Coordinates: 30°55′3″N, 29°41′47″E