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Biskra Ouakda Airport
IATA: BSK – ICAO: DAUB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator EGSA Alger
Serves Biskra, Algeria
Elevation AMSL 84 m / 289 ft
Coordinates 34°47′26″N 005°44′18″E / 34.79056°N 5.73833°E / 34.79056; 5.73833
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,832 9,469 Asphalt

Biskra Ouakda Airport (IATA: BSK, ICAO: DAUB) is an airport in Algeria, located approximately 12 km north-northeast of Oumache; about 200 km south-southwest of Constantine.

History

During World War II, the airport was known as "Biskra Airfield". It was a major United States Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. Known combat units assigned to the airfield were: HQ, 5th Bombardment Wing (January-March 1943); 1st Fighter Group (14 December 1942-February 1943) P-38 Lightning; 97th Bombardment Group (25 December 1942-8 February 1943) B-17 Flying Fortress; 301st Bombardment Group (16 December 1942-17 January 1943) B-17 Flying Fortress.

Airlines and destinations

  • Aigle Azur (Paris-Orly)
  • Air Algérie (Algiers, Lyon, Paris-Orly)


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General Info
Country Algeria
ICAO ID DAUB
Latitude 34.793289
34° 47' 35.84" N
Longitude 5.738231
005° 44' 17.63" E
Elevation 289 feet
88 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 000° E (05/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name MOHAMED KHIDER


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 9469 x 148 feet
2886 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME BIS BISKRA 097X 115 1.5 NM 317.7


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)



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