Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG) is the main international airport in Algeria, located in the capital city of Algiers. The airport is named after Houari Boumediene, a former president of Algeria.
Smoking before security check
- Smoking is not permitted in the terminal. Smoking (including the use of electronic cigarettes) is only permitted in smoking areas outside the terminals.
Smoking after security check
- There are smoking areas in the terminal.
Algeria’s Smoking Law
Smoking is prohibited in all closed public places, including workplaces, restaurants, bars, cafes and public transport. The law also bans smoking in public outdoor places where people gather, such as stadiums, parks and playgrounds. In addition, smoking is prohibited within 5 meters of entrances, exits and ventilation openings of closed public places.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are airport smoking areas available 24/7?
The availability of airport smoking areas can vary depending on the airport and location. Some smoking areas are open 24 hours a day, while others may have restricted hours or be closed during certain times. It is best to check with the airport or visit their website for specific information on the smoking area’s hours of operation.
Is it allowed to bring my own food and drinks into the smoking area?
This can depend on the specific smoking area and airport. Some smoking areas may allow outside food and drinks, while others may have restrictions or prohibit them completely. It is best to check with the airport or the smoking area signage for specific rules and regulations.
Is smoking allowed in all airport smoking areas?
Not all airport smoking areas may allow smoking. Some airports may have designated areas for electronic cigarettes or vaping, which are separate from the traditional smoking areas. Be sure to check the specific rules and regulations for the smoking area you plan to use.
Are smoking areas air-conditioned or heated?
The temperature and ventilation of airport smoking areas can vary greatly. Some may be air-conditioned or heated, while others may be open-air spaces with limited protection from the elements. Be sure to check with the airport or visit the smoking area in advance to determine the conditions and prepare accordingly.
Are smoking areas accessible to travelers with disabilities?
Many airports have made efforts to make their smoking areas accessible to travelers with disabilities. However, the accessibility of specific smoking areas can vary greatly. Be sure to check with the airport or visit the smoking area in advance to determine if it is accessible and meets your needs.
More Information on the official Website
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