Skikda Airport

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Skikda Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Skikda
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 23 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 36°51′45.8″N 6°57′3.9″E / 36.862722°N 6.951083°E / 36.862722; 6.951083 (Skikda Airport (Skikda))Coordinates: 36°51′45.8″N 6°57′3.9″E / 36.862722°N 6.951083°E / 36.862722; 6.951083 (Skikda Airport (Skikda))
Map
DABP is located in Algeria
DABP
DABP
Location of Skikda Airport in Algeria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 4,850 1,478 Asphalt
Source:World Aero Data [1]

Skikda Airport was an airport in Algeria (IATA: SKIICAO: DABP), located approximately 5 km east of Skikda; about 60 km north-northeast of Constantine.

The airport was closed sometime prior to 2004. The area is overbuilt and used as a storage for construction materials.

World War II[edit]

During World War II, the facility was known as "Philippeville Airfield". It was a major Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. The 310th Bombardment Group flew B-25 Mitchells from the airfield between 10 November-10 December 1943

References[edit]

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

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