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Borj El Amri Airport
IATA: noneICAO: DTTI
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Borj El Amri, Tunisia
Elevation AMSL 108 ft / 33 m
Coordinates 36°43′16″N 009°56′35″E / 36.72111°N 9.94306°E / 36.72111; 9.94306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,050 3,445 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]
Borj El Amri Airport is located in Tunisia
Borj El Amri Airport
Location of Borj El Amri Airport, Tunisia

Borj El Amri Airport (ICAO: DTTI) is a small airport serving Borj El Amri, a city in the Manouba Governorate of Tunisia. The airport is located 23 kilometres (14 mi) southwest of Tunis and has a functional asphalt runway.

World War II

During World War II, the airport was known as Massicault Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign. Known units assigned were:[3]

Today in aerial photography, the wartime bomber base can clearly be seen, with the smaller civil airport using only a part of its former size. A much longer runway, taxiways and dispersal pads are visible with the main airport terminal and support buildgs being built on the former wartime technical support station.

References

  1. ^ Airport information for DTTI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.. Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for DTTI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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