Ra's Lanuf Airport
|Ra's Lanuf Airport|
|Serves||Ra's Lanuf, Libya|
|Elevation AMSL||42 ft / 13 m|
Ras Lanuf Oil Airport (ICAO: HLNF) is an airport in the Sirte District of Libya, located on the Mediterranean coast 227 kilometres (141 mi) south-southwest of Benghazi. Its primary use is the transportation of oilfield workers from production facilities in the area.
World War II
During World War II the airfield, then known as Hamraiet Airfield was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force 57th Fighter Group during the North African Campaign against Axis forces. The 57th flew P-40 Warhawks from the airfield between 3–19 January 1943 before moving forward with the British Eighth Army. 
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. 521 p. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . 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.
- OpenStreetMap - Ras Lanuf Oil Airport
- OurAirports - Ras Lanuf
- SkyVector - Ras Lanuf
- FallingRain - Ras Lanuf Oil Airport
- Airport information for Ras Lanuf Airport at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Accident history for Ras Lanuf Airport at Aviation Safety Network
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