Mostaganem Airport

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Mostaganem Airport
IATA: MQVICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 295 ft / 90 m
Coordinates 35°54′31.99″N 000°08′56.39″E / 35.9088861°N 0.1489972°E / 35.9088861; 0.1489972Coordinates: 35°54′31.99″N 000°08′56.39″E / 35.9088861°N 0.1489972°E / 35.9088861; 0.1489972
Map
MQV is located in Algeria
MQV
MQV
Location of airport in Algeria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
23/05 3,550 1,800 Asphalt
31/13 2,275 100 Asphalt

Mostaganem Airport is a civilian airport in Mostaganem Province, Algeria (IATA: MQV), located about 280 km west-southwest of Algiers. The airport has no commercial air service, and is sparsely used by general aviation.

World War II[edit]

During World War II, the facility was known as "Matemore Airfield". It was a major Twelfth Air Force Troop Carrier transport base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. It was used by the following combat units:

References[edit]

 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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