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Borj El Amri Airport (ICAO: DTTI) is a small airport near Borj El Amri, a city in the Manouba Governorate of Tunisia. The airport is located 23 kilometres (14 mi) southwest of Tunis and has a functional asphalt runway. The airport is used as a training site of the Aviation School of Borj El Amri [3] belonging to the Tunesian Ministry of Defense.[4]

Borj El Amri Airport

مطار برج العامري

Maṭār Burj el-‘Āmrī
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment of Tunisia
ServesBorj El Amri
Elevation AMSL108 ft / 33 m
Coordinates36°43′16″N 09°56′35″E / 36.72111°N 9.94306°E / 36.72111; 9.94306Coordinates: 36°43′16″N 09°56′35″E / 36.72111°N 9.94306°E / 36.72111; 9.94306
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DTTE is located in Tunisia
DTTE
DTTE
Location in Tunisia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,050 3,445 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

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World War IIEdit

During World War II, the airport was known as Massicault Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign. Known units assigned were:[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for DTTI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for DTTI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Aviation School of Borj ElAmri". www.defense.tn. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  4. ^ "Home". www.defense.tn. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  5. ^ 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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