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Rerhaia Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 36°45′12.30″N 003°23′22.54″E / 36.753417°N 3.3895944°E / 36.753417; 3.3895944
Built 1943
In use 1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Rerhaia Airfield is located in Algeria
Rerhaia Airfield
Location of Rerhaia Airfield, Algeria

Rerhaia Airfield was a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located approximately 3km northwest of Boudouaou, about 32km east-southeast of Algiers. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 350th Fighter Group between July and November 1943 during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps.

It was also used by the 416th Night Fighter Squadron, which flew Bristol Beaufighters from the field between 27 Dec 1943-25 Jan 1944.

Today, the remnants of the main runway and other areas can be seen in aerial photography.


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,

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