Soummam – Abane Ramdane Airport

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Soummam – Abane Ramdane Airport
Aéroport de Bejaia / Soummam – Abane Ramdane
Aeroport de Béjaïa.jpg

IATA: BJAICAO: DAAE

BJA is located in Algeria
BJA
BJA
Location of airport in Algeria
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Rachid Fatma (gouvernor of Bejaia)
Operator EGSA Alger
Serves Béjaïa, Algeria
Location BP 92
Elevation AMSL 6 m / 90 ft
Coordinates 36°42′43.1″N 5°4′10.1″E / 36.711972°N 5.069472°E / 36.711972; 5.069472 (Soummam/Abane Ramdane Airport (Bejaia))Coordinates: 36°42′43.1″N 5°4′10.1″E / 36.711972°N 5.069472°E / 36.711972; 5.069472 (Soummam/Abane Ramdane Airport (Bejaia))
Website aeroport-bja@egsa-alger.dz
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 213,490
Passenger change 09–10 Decrease1.6%
Aircraft movements 3,134
Movements change 09–10 Increase1.0%
Sources: AIP,[1] EGSA Alger,[2] DAFIF[3] Landings.com,[4] ACI's 2010 World Airport Traffic Report.

Soummam – Abane Ramdane Airport (French: Aéroport de Bejaia / Soummam – Abane Ramdane[1]) (IATA: BJAICAO: DAAE), also known as Soummam Airport[3] or Bejaia Airport,[5] is an airport serving Béjaïa, a city in the Béjaïa Province of northern Algeria. It is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the city, It was opened in 1982 to national level and his quick development led to its opening in international traffic in 1993.[1] The airport is named Abane Ramdane (1920–1957)( since 1999 by presidential decree), an Algerian revolutionary and architect of the 1956 Congress of Soummam.

In 2008, the airport handled 52,681 passengers on domestic flights and 170,724 passengers on international flights.[2] The airport offers more than 10 flights per week to Paris, France and some others to Lyon, France, and Marseille, France. There are daily domestic flights mainly to Algiers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aigle Azur Basel/Mulhouse, Lyon, Marseille, Paris-Orly
Air Algérie Algiers, Lyon, Marseille, Paris-Orly
Jetairfly Brussels-Charleroi
Tassili Airlines Algiers
Seasonal: Saint-Etienne[6]

Statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2005 205,298 Increase 3.51% 2,967 Increase 2.70% 139 Decrease 25.67%
2006 162,441 Decrease 20.88% 2,446 Decrease 17.56% 106 Decrease 23.74%
2007 75,250 Decrease 53.68% 964 Decrease 60.59% 24 Decrease 77.36%
2008 202,120 Increase168.60% 2,794 Increase189.83% 129 Increase437.50%
2009 216,847 Increase 7.29% 3,103 Increase 11.06% 114 Decrease 11.63%
2010 213,490 Decrease 1.55% 3,134 Increase 1.00% 111 Decrease 2.63%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Reports
(Years 2005,[7] 2006,[8] 2007,[9] 2009[10] and 2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (French) AIP and Chart for Aéroport de Bejaia / Soummam – Abane Ramdane (DAAE) from Service d'Information Aéronautique – Algerie
  2. ^ a b (French) Aéroport de Béjaïa : Soummam ABANE RAMDANE from Établissement de Gestion de Services Aéroportuaires d'Alger (EGSA Alger)
  3. ^ a b Airport information for DAAE at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  4. ^ "DAAE @ aerobaticsweb.org". Landings.com. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Accident history for BJA at Aviation Safety Network
  6. ^ Tassili Airlines start seasonal charter operations to Saint-Etienne
  7. ^ Airport Council International's 2005 World Airport Traffic Report
  8. ^ Airport Council International's 2006 World Airport Traffic Report
  9. ^ Airport Council International's 2007 World Airport Traffic Report
  10. ^ Airport Council International's 2009 World Airport Traffic Report

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