Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport

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Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport
Summary
Airport type Civil
Operator Government
Location Libya
Elevation AMSL 2,000 ft / 610 m
Coordinates 30°42′07.01″N 012°29′02.36″E / 30.7019472°N 12.4839889°E / 30.7019472; 12.4839889
Map
Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport is located in Libya
Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport
Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,785 5,855 Sand
07/35 2,365 7,758 Asphalt

Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport is an airport in the former Mizda District of Libya, located approximately 266 km south-southwest of Tripoli in the Libyan desert. Its primary use is the transportation of oilfield workers from production facilities in the area.

World War II[edit]

During World War II the airfield, then known as Tmed El Chel Airfield was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Force during the North African Campaign against Axis forces.

USAAF Ninth Air Force units which used the airfield were:

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References[edit]

  1. ^  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

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