Angads Airport

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Oujda Angad Airport
مطار وجدة أنجاد
Aeroport Oujda Angads.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorONDA
ServesOujda, Morocco
Elevation AMSL1,535 ft / 468 m
Coordinates34°47′14″N 001°55′26″W / 34.78722°N 1.92389°W / 34.78722; -1.92389Coordinates: 34°47′14″N 001°55′26″W / 34.78722°N 1.92389°W / 34.78722; -1.92389
Map
OUD is located in Morocco
OUD
OUD
Location of airport in Morocco
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Bitumen
13/31 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Bitumen
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Oujda Angads Airport (مطار وجدة أنجاد) (IATA: OUD, ICAO: GMFO) is an airport serving Oujda,[1] a city in the Oriental region in Morocco. it is located about 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Oujda and about 600 kilometres (373 mi) northeast of Casablanca, near the Algerian border.

History[edit]

During World War II, the airport was used as a military airfield by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force during the North African campaign. It was called RAF Oujda and Oujda Airfield Known units assigned were:

After the Americans moved out their active units in mid-1943, the airport was used as a stopover and landing field for Air Transport Command aircraft on the Casablanca-Algiers transport route. When WWII ended the control of the airfield was returned to civil authorities.

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Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,535 feet (468 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways designated 06/24 and 13/31 each with an asphalt/bitumen surface and each measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
ASL Airlines France Seasonal: Paris-Charles de Gaulle[6]
Azores Airlines Charter: Lisbon, Porto
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
Germania Seasonal: Toulouse[7]
Privilege Style Seasonal charter: Porto
Royal Air Maroc Amsterdam, Brussels, Casablanca, Marseille, Paris-Orly[8]
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca, Nador
Ryanair Beauvais, Charleroi, Marseille, Weeze
Saudia Charter: Jeddah
Transavia Seasonal charter: Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam
Transavia France Lyon, Paris-Orly
SmartWings Prague
TAP Air Portugal Seasonal charter: Porto
Travel Service Slovakia Seasonal charter: Bratislava, Prague
TUI fly Belgium Charleroi, Eindhoven, Paris-Orly, Rotterdam

Traffic statistics[edit]

Item[9] 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Movements[10] 3546 3108 3316 3031 2303 2199
Passengers[11] 315,006 242,080 225,444 193,036 180,406 168,385
Cargo (metric tons)[12] 451.09 451.09 202.08 197.14 260.99 618.10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for GMFO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for OUD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
  4. ^ Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  5. ^ Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.
  6. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/03/22/5o-cdgham-s16/
  7. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/04/13/st-tls-s16/
  8. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/272773/royal-air-maroc-outlines-leased-aircraft-operation-in-s17/
  9. ^ 2007 statistics Source: ONDA PDF-Document[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Statistics until 2006 from Statistics Movements Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine., PDF document
  11. ^ Statistics until 2006 from Overview passengers stats MA Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine., PDF document
  12. ^ Statistics until 2006 from freight stats Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine., PDF document

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