The Biskra Quakda Airport is an international public airport near Biskra Town, the capital city of the Biskra Province in the north-eastern region of the North African nation of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Algeria. Biskra is an inland town, the principal settlement of a Saharan oasis located on the northern edge of the Sahara Desert. With January temperatures in winter averaging around 11 degrees Celsius, Biskra is a popular international vacation sport during this period.
The Biskra Quakda Airport located at a distance of 12 kilometers north-northeast of Oumache, is about 200 kilometers south-southwest of Constantine City is presently owned and operated by EGSA Alger, which is an airport management services establishment of the government of Algeria operating a total number of 18 airports within this country. Situated at an elevation of 289 feet above mean sea level, this airport originally known as the ‘Biskra Airfield’ was a major United States Twelfth Air Force base, and a prominent aviation facility in the North African Campaign fighting the German Afrika Korps during the Second World War.
This airport is currently having a 9,469 feet long asphalt surfaced runway catering to all varieties of aircraft movements to/from this airport. A single passenger terminal with a modern infrastructure as per aviation norms is supporting regular scheduled flights to/from Algiers, Lyon and Paris-Orly along with many other seasonal chartered flights which are utilizing the existing facilities at this airport. Private taxis and car rental services are also available at the terminal building along with most other basic passenger convenience facilities. Moreover, many hotels are offering complementary shuttle services to/from the Biskra Quakda Airport for guests seeking comfortable and convenient hotel accommodation options.