Rabah airport (AAE)

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Rabah Bitat Airport, also known as Les Salines Airport or El Mellah Airport and opened in 1939, is an important regional airstation in Algeria. It operates with domestic destinations and some international flights, mainly to France.

Official Website: egsa-constantine.dz
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Air Express, Star Aviation, Tassili Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 530,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +213 3852 0129 / 0133 / 0134.


The airport is located in the city of Annaba, 12 km (7 miles) southeast from the city centre.

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Hertz (Tel +225 555 066 233) operates a counter inside the terminal, open Sunday to Thursday between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.


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The closest accommodations are located about 10 kilometers away from the grounds. Mimosa Palace (Tel +213 3855 3205), Hôtel Emir (Tel +213 3845 1780), Hôtel L'Orient (Tel +213 3848 6407), Hôtel Restaurant Saf-Saf (Tel +213 3845 0206), Andalous Hotel (Tel +213 3886 3457), Hôtel Dar Lyes (Tel +213 3843 3268), Hôtel Marignan (Tel +213 3844 8881), Sheraton Annaba Hotel (Tel +213 3845 2020), Hôtel Seybouse International (Tel +213 3886 2426), Hôtel Majestic (Tel +213 3886 5454).


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Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and a coffee shop inside the enclosure.
Shopping- You can find some stores selling different products, such as perfumes, cosmetics, jewellery, accessories, tobacco, liquor, sweets.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be made at the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Travel agencies, medical assistance, prayer room.


Bus - There are services to the city centre every 30 minutes.

Taxi - Vehicles available outside the terminal building. The trip to the city centre takes around 30 minutes.


There are parking spaces within a few meters from the terminal building.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to notify their airline or travel agent about their particular needs at the moment of their booking.