Benghazi is the second-most populous city in Libya and the largest in Cyrenaica and a port to the Mediterranean Sea. Benghazi has wonderful weather; Summers in Benghazi are hot and rainless, but with high levels of humidity. Winters are mild with occasional rain.
There are a few public parks and green recreational areas in the city. Perhaps the most famous is the zoological garden and theme park in Al-Fuwayhat, Central Benghazi is where the majority of Benghazi’s historical monuments are located, and has the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Virtually all of Benghazi’s theatres, libraries, best clothing stores, markets, and old mosques can be found there.
The Italian quarter is also located in the center. The central districts are mostly residential and commercial areas such as Sidi Hsayn. The coastal districts (especially the southern districts) are where Benghazi’s beaches can be found, and many beach resorts have been built in previous years such as those at al-Nakheel beach, and the Nayrouz condominiums.
There are many shopping centers in Benghazi like in Ashreen street, Venessa, Elhadaik. Transport is easy and convenient by buses or taxies and the main airport is Benina international airport serves national and international flights.
Benina International Airport (IATA: BEN, ICAO: HLLB) (Arabic: مطار بنينة الدولي) serves Benghazi, Libya. It is located in the town of Benina, 19 kilometers (12 mi) east of Benghazi, from which it takes its name. The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Bureau of Libya and is the second largest in the country after Tripoli International Airport. Benina International is also the secondary hub of both Buraq Air and flag carrier, Libyan Airlines.
The runway length does not include 300 meters (980 ft) overrun on the end of each runway.
The Benina VOR-DME (Ident: BNA) is located 1.9 nautical miles (3.5 km) northwest of the airport. The Benina non-directional beacon (Ident: BNA) is located on the field.