Transport in Algeria

Transport in Algeria Last updated on Monday 19th April 2010

Introduction
The national airline is Air Algerie, which provides both domestic and international services. A number of other international carriers connect Algeria to international destinations.

The northern third of the country is interlinked with road and railway systems. Railroads reach to the Sahara desert while roads run to the Saharan oil fields. The trans-Saharan highway, completed in 1985, extends south from the Mediterranean coast to the country's border with Niger.

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