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Ain Beida Airport
Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida
IATA: OGX – ICAO: DAUU
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator EGSA Alger
Serves 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
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
18/36 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: AIP, EGSA Alger, DAFIF

Ain Beida Airport (French: Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida) (IATA: OGX, ICAO: DAUU), also known as Ouargla Airport, 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. The airport is in the Sahara Desert, about 540km southeast of Algiers.

Airlines and destinations

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

World War II

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:

  • 17th Bombardment Group, 10 May-23 Jun 1943, B-17 Flying Fortress
  • 319th Bombardment Group, 1-26 Jun 1943, B-26 Marauder


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General Info
Country Algeria
ICAO ID DAUU
Latitude 31.917223
31° 55' 02.00" N
Longitude 5.412778
005° 24' 46.00" E
Elevation 492 feet
150 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 000° E (05/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
02/20 9843 x 148 feet
3000 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - NO
18/36 10171 x 148 feet
3100 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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



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