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Houari Boumediene Airport




Address:
Houari Boumediene Airport
City:
Algier
Country:
Algeria
Time Zone:
UTC+1
IATA:
ALG
ICAO:
DAAG
Elevation AMSL:
82 (ft)
25 (m)

Houari Boumediene Airport (Arabic: مطار هواري بومدين الدولي‎, French: Aéroport d’Alger Houari Boumediene) (IATA: ALG, ICAO: DAAG), also known as Algiers Airport, is an international airport serving Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is located 9.1 NM (16.9 km; 10.5 mi) east southeast of the city.

The airport is named after Houari Boumediene, a former president of Algeria. Dar El Beïda, the area at which the airport is located, was known as Maison Blanche (White House), and the airport is called Maison Blanche Airport in much of the literature about the Algerian War of Independence.

The Société de Gestion des Services et Infrastructures Aéroportuaires (SGSIA), more commonly known as ‘Airport of Algiers’, is a Public Company established on 1 November 2006 to manage and operate the airport. The SGSIA has 2,100 employees.


Houari Boumediene Airport has 2 runways

Runway 1
Width: 60(m)/197(ft)
Length: 3500(m)/11483(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Asphalt
B747 B777 B787 A380 ready
Runway 2
Width: 45(m)/148(ft)
Length: 3500(m)/11483(ft)
Status: Opened
Lighted: Has lights
Surface: Asphalt
B747 B777 B787 A380 ready

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