Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport, which is also known as Mohamed Boudiaf Airport is near the city of Constantine in the North African nation of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Algeria. Located at a distance of 9 kilometers to the south of the Constantine city centre, this airport is about 320 kilometers to the east-southeast of the Algerian capital city of Algiers. Constantine is the third largest city of this country located in the north-eastern region close to the Tunisian border and at a distance of about 80 kilometers from the Mediterranean coastline.
This airport was originally known as the Constantine Airfield and built in 1943 by the United States Army, during the World War II North African Campaign. Situated at an elevation of 263 feet above mean sea level, the Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport is now owned and operated by the EGSA Constantine, which is an airport management services establishment of the government of Algeria operating a total number of 18 airports within this country. Currently, this airport is having a couple of asphalt surfaced runways measuring 9,843 feet and 7,874 feet catering to all varieties of flight movements.
There is a single terminal building with the requisite infrastructure as per international aviation norms serving the passengers and all flight arrivals and departures from this airport. Apart from most passenger convenience facilities available at this airport, there also is a shuttle bus service in operation ferrying passengers to the city centre and back. Moreover, comfortable private taxis are readily available outside the main terminal building along with provision for some hotel shuttle services to and from the Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport for passengers seeking preferred accommodation options.