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Fano Airport is an airport in Italy (ICAO: LIDF). located 1 km southeast of Fano and 10 km northwest of Mondolfo in the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.

Fano Airport
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Airport typePublic
LocationFano, Italy
Coordinates43°49′25.62″N 013°01′32.09″E / 43.8237833°N 13.0255806°E / 43.8237833; 13.0255806
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Fano Airport is located in Italy
Fano Airport
Fano Airport
Source:World Aero Data [1]

The airport is used for general aviation, with no commercial airline service.

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World War IIEdit

During World War II Fano Airfield was built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as a temporary wartime airfield with a hard earth or pierced steel planking (PSP) runway and parking apron. With few or no permanent structures, tents were used for ground support operations and personnel billeting. It was used as an operational airfield by the USAAF Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces in late 1944 and in 1945 until the end of the war.

With the withdrawal of the US forces, the facility was turned over to the local government in late 1945.

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ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.
  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6.

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