Ain Beida Airport

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Ain Beida Airport
Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida
OGX is located in Algeria
Location of airport in Algeria
Airport type Public / Military
Operator EGSA Alger
Serves Ouargla
Location Ouargla, Algeria
Elevation AMSL 152 m / 499 ft
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Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
18/36 3,000 9,843 Asphalt

Ain Beida Airport (French: Aéroport de Ouargla / Ain Beida[1]) (IATA: OGXICAO: 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.

The Ourgla (OUR) VOR-DME and Ourgla (OU) Non-directional beacon navigational aids are north of and aligned with the runways.[5]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Algérie Adrar, 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:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (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. 3.0 3.1 Airport information for DAUU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  4. Google Maps - Ouargla
  5. SkyVector Aeronautical Charts

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