Al Abraq International Airport

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Al Bayda - Al abraq Airport
مطار الأبرق الدولي
Al Bayda - Labraq Airport.jpg
Airport type Public / Military
Location Bayda, Libya
Elevation AMSL 2,157 ft / 657 m
Coordinates 32°47′19″N 21°57′51″E / 32.78861°N 21.96417°E / 32.78861; 21.96417Coordinates: 32°47′19″N 21°57′51″E / 32.78861°N 21.96417°E / 32.78861; 21.96417
LAQ is located in Libya
Location of La Abraq International Airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,604 11,824 Asphalt
03/21 1,894 6,214 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]
Airport gate after the clashes between the rebels and Gaddafi

Al Abraq International Airport or Al Bayda International Airport[3](IATA: LAQICAO: HLLQ) is an airport in the eastern Libyan city of Bayda.

The airport is also known as El Beida International Airport, Al Abraq International Airport and Airport International El Beida la Abraq.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of 1 August 2014 international airlines had suspended all flights to Libya.[5] Due to the closure of Benina International Airport in Benghazi as of the Summer of 2014, many international flights have begun to operate out of Al Abraq instead.

Airlines Destinations
Afriqiyah Airways Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Amman-Queen Alia, Dubai-International, Istanbul-Atatürk, Khartoum, Tripoli-Mitiga, Tunis
Seasonal: Jeddah[6]
Buraq Air Tunis
Libyan Airlines Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Amman-Queen Alia, Istanbul-Atatürk, Tunis
Swiss International Air Lines Seasonal: Zürich
Tunis Air Tunis (Suspended)


  1. ^ Airport information for HLLQ at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF. Retrieved 2007-11-18.
  2. ^ Airport information for LAQ at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006). Retrieved 2007-11-27.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ NOTAM
  5. ^ Libya Herald, International airlines unsure about dates for resuming Libya flights, By Tom Westcott, London, 1 August 2014,
  6. ^ [ Afriqiyah Routes Official Facebook Page

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