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Houari Boumediene Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Algeria
Airport typePublic
OperatorEGSA Alger
ServesAlgiers, Algeria
*Aigle Azur *Air Algérie *Tassili Airlines
Elevation25 m (82 ft)

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Houari Boumediene Airport ( , ) , also known as Algiers Airport, is an international airport serving Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is located 9.1 NM east southeast of the city.

The airport is named after Houari Boumediene, a former president of Algeria. Under the french rule, Dar El Beïda, the area at which the airport is located, was known as Maison Blanche (white house) and, in much of the literature about the Algerian War of Independence it is called Maison Blanche Airport.

The Company Management Services and Infrastructure Aéroportuaires (SGSIA), more commonly known as "Airport of Algiers", is a Public Company. It was established on 1 November 2006 to manage and operate the Airport Algiers Houari Boumediene. The SGSIA includes 2100 employees.

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