Oran Es Senia Airport is an international airport serving Oran City near Es Senia in the North African nation of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Algeria. Oran is the second largest major city in the country spread along the north-western Mediterranean coast of Algeria. Located at a distance of 8.7 kilometers to the south of the city centre, this public airport was first used by the French Air Force as a military airfield in the 1940s during World War II. Situated at an elevation of 295 feet above mean sea level, the Oran Es Senia Airport is 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.
There are a couple of concrete surfaced runways at this airport measuring 10,039 feet and 9,843 feet catering to all types of flight movements including many charter services. Apart from a separate cargo terminal, there is a well equipped single passenger terminal serving all domestic as well as international flights to/from the Oran Es Senia Airport. Moreover, there is a brand new terminal building under construction which along with modernization of the existing facilities is expected to raise the standards and quality of services of this airport to international levels.
This project will be able to re-dimension and gradually refurbish the facilities at this airport in order to significantly accommodate traffic increases over the next 15 years. Private taxis and car rental services are also available at this airport along with most other passenger convenience facilities. Moreover, many hotels are offering complementary hotel shuttle services to/from the Oran Es Senia Airport for guests seeking comfortable hotel-stays around Oran.