Tindouf Airport is an airport serving the town of Tindouf, Algeria. The airport is a joint public and military aviation facility. It resides at an elevation of 1,453 feet / 443 metres above mean sea level. It has two runways: one is designated 08R/26L with an asphalt surface measuring 9,800 feet / 2,987 metres, and the other is designated 08L/26R, also with an asphalt surface, measuring 9,750 feet / 2,972 metres. Tindouf Airport is served by the airline Air Algérie. The sole airline using Tindouf Airport operates between Tindouf and three locations: Algiers, Constantine, and Oran. Specifically, Tindouf Airport connects to Houari Boumediene Airport (Algiers International Airport), Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport, and Oran Es Sénia Airport.
Tindouf is the main town and a commune in Algeria’s Tindouf Province. It is situated near the Mauritanian, Western Saharan, and Moroccan borders. The region contains the Algerian military bases, and several Sahrawi refugee camps operated by the Polisario Front, the national liberation movement seeking the self-determination of Western Sahara. Almost every major city in Algeria can be reached by plane through the domestic airports, of which Tindouf Airport is an example. However, the only modern airport in the country is Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers.