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Name: Ain Sokhna Light  

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Also known as: Ain Sukhna Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ain Sokhna, , Egypt

Location: About 35 miles south of Suez, on Ghubbet el Bûs, Gulf of Suez.

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

Ain Sokhna, a two-hour drive from Cairo, is both a port and a resort area. Several different spellings and pronunciations exist: Ain, Ein or el Soukhna, etc.

Tower Height: 128

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Framework tower with a white dyamark.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1987

Date Present Tower Built: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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