Nitzana Border Crossing
Nitzana Border Crossing Official name Nitzana Border Crossing
Carries Containers Crosses Border between Egypt and Israel Locale Abu Ujaylah, Egypt
Maintained by Arab Republic of Egypt
Israel Airports Authority
Total length 200 metres (Israeli side) Width 45 metres (Israeli side) Opened 1982 Toll ₪151.00 (Outbound Israel) Daily traffic 16 vehicles in 2005
Coordinates: The Nitzana Border Crossing (Arabic: معبر نيتسانا, Hebrew: מעבר ניצנה) is an international border crossing between El Ouga, Egypt and Nitzana, Israel. Opened in 1982, the crossing used to handle pedestrians as well as private cars but most of the crossing was being done via the Taba Border Crossing in Eilat and the Rafah Border Crossing in Rafah that the Israelis decided to shut down the crossing to tourists. There is talk of possibly reopening the crossing to tourists now that the Rafah crossing is no longer in Israeli control.
Today the terminal handles only commercial trade between the two nations. The terminal is open from Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 to 17:00. It is closed from Friday to Saturday as well as Jewish and Islamic holidays.
The Egyptian terminal is accessible via the Ismaïlia-Abu Ujaylah highway in Shamal Sina' (North Sinai).
Transportation to and from the terminal
Israeli border crossings In Israel In Israeli-occupied territories Airports Border Terminals Defunct/Former Properties
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