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Habit Awlad Muhammad Airport is an airport in the Sha'biyah Mizdah Districtmarker of Libyamarker, located approximately 266km south-southwest of Tripolimarker in the Libyan desert. 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 Tmed El Chel Airfield was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Force during the North African Campaign against Axis forces.

USAAF Ninth Air Force units which used the airfield were:


  1. * 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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