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El Haouaria Airfield is an abandoned military airfield in Tunisiamarker, located approximately 44km northeast of Tāklisah; about 40km east of Tunismarker. It was a temporary airfield constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1943 during the Tunisian Campaign.

El Haouaria was used primarily by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force 324th Fighter Group during June thorugh early October 1943, flying P-40 Warhawks. After the 324th left for Menzel Heurr Airfieldmarker, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. Today, the remains of the runway are visible in aerial photography, but nothing else remains.

References

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0892010975


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