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Mostaganem Airport
IATA: MQVICAO: DA14
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 295 ft / 90 m
Coordinates 35°54′31.99″N 000°08′56.39″E / 35.9088861°N 0.1489972°E / 35.9088861; 0.1489972
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
23/05 3550 80 Asphalt
31/13 2275 100 Asphalt
Mostaganem Airport is located in Algeria
Mostaganem Airport
Location of Mostaganem Airport, Algeria

Mostaganem Airport is a civilian airport in Mostaganem Province, Algeria (IATA: MQVICAO: DA14), located about 280km west-southwest of Algiers. The airport has no commercial air service, and is sparsely used by general aviation.

World War II

During World War II, the facility was known as "Matemore Airfield". It was a major Twelfth Air Force Troop Carrier transport base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. It was used by the following combat units:

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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