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Protville Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 36°59′46.50″N 010°03′02.30″E / 36.99625°N 10.050639°E / 36.99625; 10.050639 (Approximate)
Built 1943
In use 1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Protville Airfield is located in Tunisia
Protville Airfield
Location of Protville Airfield, Tunisia

Protville Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which is located approximately 18km north of Oued Lill; 25km north-northwest of Tunis. It was built by United States Army engineers in 1943 during the Tunisian Campaign. Units assigned were:

When the Americans pulled out the airfield was dismantled by engineers and returned to agriculture. An outline of the runway remains in an agricultural field in aerial photos today.


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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