Algeria Last updated requirement for Landing and overflight

Algeria Last updated requirement for Landing and overflight

Algeria Last updated requirement for Landing and overflight

Algeria’s economic freedom score is 49.7, making its economy the 162nd freest in the 2021 index. Its overall score has increased by 2.8 points, primarily because of improvements in its fiscal health. Algeria has the tenth-largest natural gas reserve in the world and is the sixth-largest natural gas exporter. The oil and gas sector is the country’s main source of revenues, generated about 70% of total budget receipts, therefore Algeria's is the most active country for the business and Commercial flights and have a huge number of domestic and international airports to facilitate the transportation between the different parts of the country.

Houari Boumediene Airport, also known as Algeria Airport or Algeria International Airport, is the main international airport serving the capital of Algeria. The airport has a restricted schedule when it comes to its working hours depending on the day of the week, but you can extend the working hours of it upon request.

 

Due to Covid-19 pandemic; Air, land and sea borders have faced long closure. Travelers and Air operators should check with the Algerian authorities for any entry requirements including exemptions.

Previously, entry was limited to: Algerian nationals returning on repatriation flights from abroad, foreign nationals with diplomatic visas, employees of foreign companies operating in Algeria. There was a process set out by the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs relating to requests for authorization to enter Algeria.

Travelers who think they are eligible to enter Algeria despite all borders being closed shall need to contact their employer and/or his country Embassy in Algeria for more information on this process.

Generally, Travelers should check with the Algerian authorities for any entry requirements including COVID testing. Previous requirements included evidence of a negative PCR test no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Vaccinated personnel shall also check with the authorities if their type and date of vaccine is acceptable to enter the country.

Algerian authorities may require quarantine for short time. Previous quarantine requirements were a compulsory 14-day stay at a state facility, or own accommodation (if diplomatic), or company accommodation (if authorized by the Prime Minister).

 

Moreover, All airlines are allowed to land in Algeria for Technical refueling only, while it still difficult to obtain overnight for crew rest in Algeria, also Cargo flights are allowed to land for import or export activities.

IFPLS will be pleased to help you with obtaining your Algeria Overflight, Landing, Handling, Catering and fueling in any of the following airports in Algeria.

 

 

Airport Name

ICAO Code

IATA Code

Working Hours

Control Tower W/H

Runway Surface

Airport Light Intensity

Fire Category

Distance From City

Civil / Military

International / Domestic

Houari Boumediene

DAAG

ALG

Su-Th 07:00AM-15:00PM.

H24

Concrete/Bitumen/Asphalt

High

9

17 KM ESE of Town

Civil

International

Adrar/Touat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed

DAUA

AZR

Su-Th 07:00AM-15:00PM, Admin. With Restriction

H24

Concrete/Bitumen

High

7

11 KM SE of Town

Civil

International

Ain Oussera AB

DAAQ

N/A

HJ

HJ

Asphalt

NO LIGHT

N/A

N/A

Military

Domestic

Annaba/Ranah Bitat

DABB

AAE

07:00AM-15:00PM, Admin. With Restriction

H24

Asphalt

Low

9

9 KM S of Town

Civil

International

Batna/Madracen (Mostepha ben Boulaid)

DABT

BLJ

07:00AM-15:00PM Su-Th, Admin. With Restriction

H24

Concrete/Bitumen

High

7

35 KM N of Town

Civil

Domestic

Bechar/Boudghene Ben Ali Lotfi/Ouakda AB

DAOR

CBH

Su-Th 07:00AM-15:00PM, Admin. With Restriction

H24

Concrete/Bitumen

High

7

5 KM NW of Town

Joint

Domestic

Bejaia/Soummam-Abane Ramdane

DAAE

BJA

Su-Th 07:00AM-15:00PM, Admin. With Restriction

H24

Concrete/Bitumen

Low

7

5 KM SSE of Town

Civil

Domestic

Bilda/Boufarik AFB

DAAK

QFD

24/7

H24

Concrete

Low

8

10 KM SW of City

Joint

Domestic

Blida/El Boulaida AB

DAAB

QLD

Restricted

Restricted

Asphalt

NO LIGHT

N/A

N/A

Military

Domestic

Bordj Badji Mokhtar

DATM

BMW

07:00AM-15:00PM; O/T O/T, 24 Hrs PNP AFS

06:00AM-18:00PM, O/T O/R

Concrete/Asphalt

NSTD

5

7 KM NW of Town

Civil

Domestic

Bou Saada

DAAD

BUJ

Su-Th 07:00AM-16:00PM, O/T O/R

07:00AM-16:00PM

Concrete/Bitumen

Low

5

14 KM N of Town

Joint

Domestic

Bou Sfer AB

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