In 2009, the airport served 71,742 passengers (+68.8% compared to 2008).
Airlines and destinations
As a summer leisure destination for both domestic and international tourists, the following passenger services are only operated during summer.
Marsa Matrouh Air Base (possibly collocated with the civilian field) hosts the 102nd Tactical Fighter Brigade, with 26 Squadron flying the F-7 and FT-7 and an 82 Squadron detachment flying the Mirage 2000BM and 2000EM.(http://www.scramble.nl/eg.htm)