Mostépha Ben Boulaid Airport is a public airport serving the city of Batna, Algeria. The airport is also called by other names such as Aeroport de Batna Mostépha Ben Boulaid, Batna International Airport, or simply Batna Airport. It is served by four airlines: Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Tassili Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. Aigle Azur offers flights to Orly Airport, the international airport located in part in Orly and the rest in Villeneuve-le-Roi, south of Paris, France. Air Algérie operates to several other destinations in France in addition to Orly Airport – Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport, formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport, the airport serving the city of Lyon, and Marseille Provence Airport, serving the city of Marseille. It also has flights to Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers, Algeria, as does Tassili Airlines. Turkish Airlines solely operates to Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey. The airport is operated by EGSA Alger and currently has one runway with an asphalt surface and designated 05/23. It resides at an elevation of 823 metres / 3,445 feet above mean sea level. The closest airport to Batna Airport is Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport located in Constantine, Algeria, approximately 40.5 miles north-northeast.
Batna is a major city in Batna Province and the fifth largest city in Algeria. The city has plenty of entertainment resorts spread across town, from cultural activities, to sports, to theatres and attraction parks. There are also lots of cafés and traditional restaurants as well as luxury restaurants.