Houari Boumediene Airport

DAAG · Algiers, Algeria

About Houari Boumediene Airport

Region Algiers
Country Algeria
Runways 9/27
Type Large airport
Coordinates (ARP) 36.69389, 3.21453   364138N 0031252E
Coordinates (Center) 36.69753, 3.21308   364151N 0031247E
Variation 2.0° E (2024)
Timezone Algiers (+1 h)
Local time Apr 22, 2024 19:50


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
5 053° 051° 3,500 m 60 m Asphalt 36.7129 3.2515
23 233° 231° 36.6939 3.2202
9 091° 089° 3,500 m 45 m Asphalt 36.6912 3.2099
27 271° 269° 36.6921 3.1708

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Houari Boumediene Airport

Houari Boumediene Airport is a large airport in Algiers, Algeria. The airport is located at latitude 36.69753 and longitude 3.21308. The airport has 2 runways: 5/23 and 9/27. The ICAO airport code of this field is DAAG. The airport's IATA code is ALG. Nearby other airfields are Chéraga Airport, Boufarik Air Base, Blida Airport, Ain Oussera Airport and Soummam–Abane Ramdane Airport.

Houari Boumediene Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Alger.

Houari Boumediene Airport is in the timezone of Africa/Algiers. Difference with UTC is +1 h. Today the sun rises at 06:03 and sets at 19:27. This applies to Houari Boumediene Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +1 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Algiers Great Mosque Heliport DZ-0009 7.4 km 303°
Ain Naadja Military Hospital Helipad DZ-0008 13 km 281°
Chéraga Airport DAAX 27 km 289°
Zéralda Hospital Helipad DZ-0007 33 km 270°
Boufarik Air Base DAAK 34 km 240°
Blida Airport DAAB 42 km 238°
Cherchell Military Academy Heliport DZ-0014 91 km 263°
Ain Oussera Airport DAAQ 134 km 193°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Alger ALR VOR-DME 0.7 km 162°
Houari Boumediene SMR NDB 11 km 267°
Alger SDM VOR 23 km 250°
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