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 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.
Airlines and destinations
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:
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 (French) AIP and Chart for DAUU – OUARGLA / Ain Beida from Service d'Information Aéronautique - Algerie
- ↑ (French) Aéroport de Ouargla : Ain Beida from Établissement de Gestion de Services Aéroportuaires d’Alger (EGSA Alger)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Airport information for DAUU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- ↑ Google Maps - Ouargla
- ↑ SkyVector Aeronautical Charts