Relizane Airport

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Relizane Airport
Airport type Public
Location Algeria
Elevation AMSL 282 ft / 86 m
Coordinates 35°45′10″N 000°37′30″E / 35.75278°N 0.62500°E / 35.75278; 0.62500Coordinates: 35°45′10″N 000°37′30″E / 35.75278°N 0.62500°E / 35.75278; 0.62500
Relizane  Airport is located in Algeria
Relizane  Airport
Relizane Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 4,265 1,300 Asphalt
Source:World Aero Data[1] Google Maps[2]

Relizane Airport (ICAO: DAAZ) is a civilian airport in Algeria, located 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi) west-northwest of Zemmora (Relizane); about 235 kilometres (146 mi) west-southwest of Algiers. It is used by general aviation, with no scheduled commercial air service.

World War II[edit]

During World War II, it was a major Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps, used by the 60th Troop Carrier Group, flying C-47 Skytrain aircraft from the field between 27 November 1942 and May 1943.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website

  • 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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