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Alexandria International Airport  (Alexandria / Nouzha Airport)
El Nouzha Airport or Alexandria International Airport (مطار النزهة) was an international airport serving Alexandria, Egypt, 7 km southeast of the city center. In 2009, the airport served 1,142,412 passengers (−1.8% vs. 2008). The airport was shut down for major renovations in 2011, and all traffic was transferred to Borg El Arab Airport. The government subsequently announced that the airport will no longer reopen.

The future of the airport was in doubt with the opening of Borg El Arab Airport. In early 2011, the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation announced major plans to overhaul the airport and its facilities to ensure its future as one of the two commercial airports for Alexandria and Nile Delta region. The renovation project was expected to cost US$120 million, which would have included lengthening the main runway (04/22) by an additional 750m and the construction of a new passenger terminal to replace the existing aging facility. Due to the length of the old runways, the largest aircraft operating into the airport were the Airbus A320-200, Boeing 737-800, and McDonnell Douglas MD-90.

The airport was closed down by December 2011 to implement the expansion project and development and was scheduled to be reopened end of 2014. As of January 2016, the airport still remained closed. Satellite images showed the airports runways to be resurfaced and extended while the terminal site remains unfinished and abandoned. Since then, it has been announced officially by the government that the airport will close completely and become defunct.

Map - Alexandria International Airport  (Alexandria / Nouzha Airport)
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The United Arab Republic (UAR; الجمهورية العربية المتحدة), or simply the Arab Republic or Arabia, was a sovereign state in the Middle East from 1958 until 1971. It was initially a political union between Egypt (including the occupied Gaza Strip) and Syria from 1958 until Syria seceded from the union after the 1961 Syrian coup d'état. Egypt continued to be known officially as the United Arab Republic until 1971.

The republic was led by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. The UAR was a member of the United Arab States, a loose confederation with the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, which was dissolved in 1961.
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