Belandah Airfield

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Belandah Airfield
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Part of Ninth Air Force
Coordinates 30°22′42.40″N 019°34′35.37″E / 30.3784444°N 19.5764917°E / 30.3784444; 19.5764917 (Approximate)
Type Military Airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1943
In use 1943
Belandah Airfield is located in Libya
Belandah Airfield
Belandah Airfield
Location of Belandah Airfield, Libya

Baheira Airfield is an abandoned military airfield in Libya, which is located in the vicinity of Mersa Brega. It's precise location is unknown, and was very likely a compacted earth landing strip constructed along the side of the coastal road.

During World War II it was used by the United States Army Air Force during the North African Campaign by the 57th Fighter Group, which flew P-40 Warhawks from the airfield between 3 December 1942 and 3 January 1943.

Today there is no remains of the airfield which can be seen in aerial photography of the area.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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