Luxor, Egypt LXR/HELX

Luxor, Egypt

ILS 20/VOR 02

The APT is 3.5nm to the SE of Luxor, and 5nm to the E of the River Nile. The terrain Wof the Nile rises abruptly, reaching nearly 1700ft amsl 3nm beyond the river. To the S and SE of the APT are hills reaching 1000ft amsl within 5nm, and just under 2000ft by 7nm.
Radio aids are often unserviceable, or unreliable. The quality of VHF reception can be poor.
Circling is only to the NW of the RWY.


On occasions the parallel TWY has been used as a RWY.


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