Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport

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Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport
Airport typePublic
LocationGhisonaccia, France
Elevation AMSL177 ft / 54 m
Coordinates42°03′18″N 009°24′07″E / 42.05500°N 9.40194°E / 42.05500; 9.40194 (Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport)Coordinates: 42°03′18″N 009°24′07″E / 42.05500°N 9.40194°E / 42.05500; 9.40194 (Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport)
Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport is located in France
Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport
Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 800 2,625 Paved
Sources: French AIP[1]

Ghisonaccia Alzitone Airport (ICAO: LFKG) is an airport in France, located 2 km (1.2 mi) north of Ghisonaccia in the Haute-Corse department, approximately 335 km (208 mi) southeast of Corte on Corsica.

The airport is used for general aviation, with no commercial airline service.

World War II[edit]

During World War II, Ghisonaccia Airfield was a military airfield used by the United States Army Air Forces. It was an all-weather temporary field built in late 1943 by the XII Engineer Command using Marsden Matting for runways and parking areas, as well as for dispersal sites. In addition, tents were used for billeting and also for support facilities; an access road was built to the existing road infrastructure; a dump for supplies, ammunition, and gasoline drums, along with a drinkable water and minimal electrical grid for communications and station lighting. It was turned over to the Twelfth Air Force for operational combat use. Known units assigned to the airfield were:

After the war ended, the airfield was turned over to local authorities. Today the military airfield has been developed into a small, regional airport used by small aircraft.


  1. ^ LFKG – Ghisonaccia Alzitone. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 28 February 2019.
  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • 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.

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