Skikda Airport

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Skikda Airport
IATA: SKIICAO: DABP
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Skikda
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 23 ft / 7 m
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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

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

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
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  • USAFHRA search for Philippeville Airfield
  • Google Earth Historical Imagery

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