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Ghriss Airport

Ghriss Airport
MUW is located in Algeria
Location of airport in Algeria
Airport type Public
Serves Mascara, Algeria
Location Ghriss, Algeria
Elevation AMSL 1,686 ft / 514 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 5,577 1,700 Asphalt
Source:World Aero Data [1]

Ghriss Airport ((ICAO: DAOV)) is a civilian airport in Mascara Province, Algeria, located 5.0 km southwest of the town of Ghriss, Algeria.

World War II

During World War II, the facility was known as "Thiersville Airfield". It was a Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign used by the 60th Troop Carrier Group, which flew C-47 Skytrain transports from the airfield between May and June 1943.

Airline and destination

Airlines Destinations
Air Algérie Algiers


 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of 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.

External links

  • Accident history for MUV at Aviation Safety Network
  • Airport information for DAOV at Great Circle Mapper.
  • Current weather for DAOV at NOAA/NWS
  • Airport information for DAOV at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  • Algerian AIP and Chart
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