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Skikda Airport
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Coordinates 36°51′43.66″N 006°57′03.14″E / 36.8621278°N 6.9508722°E / 36.8621278; 6.9508722
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4413 (est) 1337 (est) concrete
Source:World Aero Data [1]
Skikda Airport is located in Algeria
Skikda Airport
Location of Skikda Airport, Algeria

Skikda Airport is an airport in Algeria (IATA: SKIICAO: DABP), located approximately 5km east-southeast of Skikda; about 60km north-northeast of Algeria.

The airport is not used anymore. The area is now used as a storage for construction materials.

World War II

During World War II, the facility was known as "Philippeville Airfield". It was a major Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. The 310th Bombardment Group flew B-25 Mitchells from the airfield between 10 Nov-10 Dec 1943


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
  • USAFHRA search for Philippeville Airfield

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