Benina International Airport is a public airport near Benghazi City, which is the second largest city in the northeastern region of the North African nation of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Located in the town of Benina, which is at a distance of 19 kilometers to the east of the Benghazi city centre, this second largest airport in the country is owned and operated by the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Bureau of Libya. Situated at an elevation of 433 feet above mean sea level, this international airport also happens to be a secondary hub of Buraq Air and of the national flag carrier, Libyan Airlines.
This airport is having a couple of asphalt surfaced runways measuring 11,731 feet and 11,732 feet, ably catering to a wide spectrum of cargo and passenger flight movements to/from the Benina International Airport. Presently, there is a single passenger terminal with an aviation infrastructure compatible with international specifications serving all types of passenger flights including scheduled and charter services moving in and out of this airport. Apart from the basic amenities most passenger convenience facilities required by the travelers are also available at this international airport. Furthermore, as part of an extensive new infrastructure program undertaken by the government of Libya, a new terminal with a capacity of handling 5 million passengers annually is being constructed to the north of the existing runway, and which is set to drastically enhance the reach approach of this aviation facility.
Private taxis and car rental services are readily available for visitors at this airport providing comfortable local transportation options. Moreover, many hotels around the Benina International Airport are also offering convenient hotel shuttle services for their guests seeking comfortable hotel accommodations.