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Enfidaville Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 36°08′04.42″N 010°25′51.19″E / 36.1345611°N 10.4308861°E / 36.1345611; 10.4308861
Built 1943
In use 1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Enfidaville Airfield is located in Tunisia
Enfidaville Airfield
Location of Enfidaville Airfield, Tunisia

Enfidaville Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, located approximately 13km north-northwest of Harqalah; approximately 90km southwest of Tunis. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign as a B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber ant troop carrier base. Known units assigned were:

When the Americans moved to Italy, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. Today the airfield has almost completely returned to its natural state, with only the outlines of the main runway and what appears to be taxiways faintly visible in aerial photography.

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0892010975

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