|Part of Twelfth Air Force|
|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
|Battles/wars||Operation Avalanche (Invasion of Salerno, Italy)|
|Garrison||316th Troop Carrier Group|
It was built before 1943 and used by Axis forces before being sized by elements of the United States Fifth Army during the Sicilian Campaign. Once in Allied hands, it was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 316th Troop Carrier Group between 1 September and 18 October 1943  The unit had 3 squadrons of C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft, used for carrying cargo, personnel and for paratrooper combat drops. The first components were the 45th and 46th Troop Carrier Squadrons, arriving from Enfidaville Airfield, Tunisia on 1 September; Group headquarters and the 35th Troop Carrier Squadron arrived on 3 September
The airfield was NOT used during Operation Husky (Invasion of Sicily). It appears to have been a staging airfield for Operation Avalanche (Invasion of Salerno, Italy). Since there were no airborne parachute landings during the Salareno invasion, it likely ferried supplies and personnel. Once Allied ground forces were on mainland Italy, the American use of the airfield appears to have ended; the 316th moved on to another airfield at Borizzo Airfield, Sicily.
When the Americans pulled out the airfield was abandoned. Today the outline what may have been the main runway can been seen in aerial imagery.
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