Latitude: 27° 10' 59" N Longitude: 33° 47' 59" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
Hurghada Airfield (HEGN) was a former airbase but currently it is a joint mil/civ used airfield which has been reaccommodated extensively for commercial flights. As of 2011 the airfield will be only be used for commercial flights.
The military part consists of some old hardened MiG-21 dispersal areas at both ends of the runway for "in case of"
Currently mil unit is a rotating helicopter squadron operating Mil Mi-8 Hip or Mil Mi-17 Hip airpatrol helicopters
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