It was established by the reconstruction of deserts authority in 1959 at the area chosen by the state where there was a great interest in land reclaiming and being prepared to be agricultural land.
The length of the runway is 2500 meters and the width is 30 meters.
The airport is located at about 2 miles (about 7 km) away from El Kharga city
· The airport includes a small terminal
· And an apron for 6 medium or small aircrafts
· The terminal's capacity is about 100 passenger per hour
· The runway was developed that its length increased up to 3500 meters, its width up to 45 meters.