Ghriss Airport (IATA: MUW, ICAO: DAOV) is a civilian airport in Mascara Province, Algeria, located 5.0 km southwest of the town of Ghriss, Algeria.
World War II
During World War II, the facility was known as "Thiersville Airfield". It was a Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign used by the 60th Troop Carrier Group, which flew C-47 Skytrain transports from the airfield between May and June 1943.
Airline and destination
This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.