Ra's Lanuf Airport
Ras Lanuf Oil Airport (ICAO: HLNF) is an airport in the Sirte District of Libya, located on the Mediterranean coast 227 kilometres (141 mi) south-southwest of Benghazi. Its primary use is the transportation of oilfield workers from production facilities in the area.
|Ra's Lanuf Airport|
|Serves||Ra's Lanuf, Libya|
|Elevation AMSL||42 ft / 13 m|
World War IIEdit
During World War II the airfield, then known as Hamraiet Airfield was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force 57th Fighter Group during the North African Campaign against Axis forces. The 57th flew P-40 Warhawks from the airfield between 3–19 January 1943 before moving forward with the British Eighth Army. 
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. 521 p. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . 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.
- OpenStreetMap - Ras Lanuf Oil Airport
- OurAirports - Ras Lanuf
- SkyVector - Ras Lanuf
- FallingRain - Ras Lanuf Oil Airport
- Airport information for Ras Lanuf Airport at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Accident history for Ras Lanuf Airport at Aviation Safety Network
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