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Ain Beida Airport

Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida

IATA: OGX – ICAO: DAUU[1]OGX Location of airport in Algeria
Airport type Public / Military
Operator EGSA Alger
Serves Ouargla
Location Ouargla, Algeria
Elevation AMSL 152 m / 499 ft
Coordinates 31°55′53″N 005°24′24″E / 31.93139°N 5.40667°E / 31.93139; 5.40667
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
18/36 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: AIP,[1] EGSA Alger,[2] DAFIF[3]

Ain Beida Airport (French: Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida[1]) (IATA: OGX, ICAO: DAUU), also known as Ouargla Airport,[3] is an airport serving Ouargla, a city in the Ouargla Province of eastern Algeria. It is located 4.3 nautical miles (8 km) southeast of the city.[1] The airport is in the Sahara Desert, about 540 km southeast of Algiers.


[hide] *1 Airlines and destinations

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Airlines Destinations
Air Algérie Algiers, Djanet, Illizi, In Amenas, In Salah, Oran, Timimoun

World War IIEdit

During World War II the airport was known as Sedrata Airfield, and was used by the United States Twelfth Air Force in the Western Desert Campaign in 1942-1943. Known units assigned to the airfield were:


  1. ^ a b c (French) AIP and Chart for DAUU – OUARGLA / Ain Beida from Service d'Information Aéronautique - Algerie
  2. ^ (French) Aéroport de Ouargla : Ain Beida from Établissement de Gestion de Services Aéroportuaires d’Alger (EGSA Alger)
  3. ^ a b Airport information for DAUU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.

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