Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety
Height of Focal Plane: 69
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, round concrete tower with red and green bands.
This light is operational
1911: Ferro-concrete tower with a red zigzag band. Later: Metal framework tower on a black and white checkered octagonal tower, focal plane height of 66 feet.
Date Established: 1911
Date Present Tower Built: 1990s?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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