Mascara Airfield

Mascara Airfield is an abandoned military airfield and later civilian airport in Algeria, located in the southwestern suburbs of Mascara.

Mascara Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Coordinates35°22′57.48″N 000°07′57.50″E / 35.3826333°N 0.1326389°E / 35.3826333; 0.1326389
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
In use1942-1943
Mascara Airfield is located in Algeria
Mascara Airfield
Mascara Airfield
Location of Mascara Airfield, Algeria

During World War II it was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps.


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

  • 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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