Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport
Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport is the largest airport in Algeria. The airport is named after the former president Houari Boumédiène and the main hub for flag carrier Air Algérie. You can travel by train, bus and taxi from the airport to the city centre, within the city the metro is the fastest travel option.
The two largest airports in Algeria are Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport and Oran Ahmed Ben Bella Airport.
Where is Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport situated?
The airport is situated east of the city of Algiers. By car, you can get to the airport by following road N5/A1 (Autoroute Est-Ouest).
How many terminals does Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport have?
The airport has three terminals, namely Terminal 4 (International), Terminal 1 (International and Domestic) and Terminal 2 (Domestic). Terminal 3 is no longer in operation. Terminal 4 was officially opened in 2019, it is one of the most modern terminals in Africa. Thanks to the opening of Terminal 4, the capacity of the airport has grown to 22 million passengers per year. Terminals T1 and T4 are interconnected, it is just a short walk to Terminal 2.
The distance from Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport to the centre of Algiers is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Algiers.
From ALG Airport to Algiers City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Algiers is about DZD 1500.-. Book your taxi at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ALG Airport to Algiers City centre by Taxi
At Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Dollar (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Algérie
- Tassili Airlines
- Air France
- British Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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