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Ghriss Airport
IATA: MUWICAO: DAOV
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 1686 ft / 514 m
Coordinates 35°12′27.81″N 000°08′49.71″E / 35.207725°N 0.1471417°E / 35.207725; 0.1471417
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 5577 1700 Asphalt
Source:World Aero Data [1]
Ghriss Airport is located in Algeria
Ghriss Airport
Location of Ghriss Airport, Algeria

Ghriss Airport is a civilian airport in Mascara Province, Algeria, located 41.7 KM North of Saida. (IATA: MUWICAO: DAOV).

World War II

During World War II, the facility was known as "Thiersville Airfield". It was a Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign used by the 60th Troop Carrier Group, which flew C-47 Skytrain transports from the airfield between May and June 1943.

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.

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