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Relizane Airport
IATA: QZNICAO: DAAZ
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 282 ft / 86 m
Coordinates 35°45′06.28″N 000°37′37.04″E / 35.7517444°N 0.6269556°E / 35.7517444; 0.6269556
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 4265 1300 Asphalt
Source:World Aero Data [1]
Relizane Airport is located in Algeria
Relizane Airport
Location of Relizane Airport, Algeria

Relizane Airport (IATA: QZNICAO: DAAZ) is a civilian airport in Algeria, located 12.5 KM West-Northwest of Zemmora (Relizane); about 235km west-southwest of Algeria. It is used by general aviation, with no scheduled commercial air service.

World War II

During World War II, it was a major Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps, used by the 60th Troop Carrier Group, flying C-47 Skytrain aircraft from the field between 27 Nov 1942 and May 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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