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Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport
IATA: noneICAO: none
Airport type Civil
Operator Government
Location Libya
Elevation AMSL 2000 ft / 610 m
Coordinates 30°42′07.01″N 012°29′02.36″E / 30.7019472°N 12.4839889°E / 30.7019472; 12.4839889
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1785 5855 Sand
07/35 2365 7758 Asphalt
Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport is located in Libya
Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport
Location of Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport, Libya

Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport is an airport in the Sha'biyah Mizdah District of Libya, located approximately 266km south-southwest of Tripoli in the Libyan desert. Its primary use is the transportation of oilfield workers from production facilities in the area.

World War II

During World War II the airfield, then known as Tmed El Chel Airfield was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Force during the North African Campaign against Axis forces.

USAAF Ninth Air Force units which used the airfield were:



  1. ^ 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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