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Navarin Airfield


Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military airfield
Coordinates 36°07′11.63″N 005°49′29.37″E / 36.1198972°N 5.824825°E / 36.1198972; 5.824825
Built 1942
In use 1942-1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces

Navarin AirfieldLocation of Navarin Airfield, AlgeriaNavarin Airfield is a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located approximately 10 km est of El Eulma in Sétif Province. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign for heavy B-17 Flying Fortress bombers against the German Afrika Korps. Known units assigned were:

When the Americans moved east into Tunisia, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. Traces of its runway may be visible on satellite imagery, however a lack of detailed aerial photography of the area limits determining a precise location and current condition of the airfield.


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

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