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Sfax - Thyna International Airport
Aéroport International de Sfax - Thyna
مطار صفاقس الدولي
IATA: SFA – ICAO: DTTX
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Tunisian Civil Aviation & Airports Authority
Serves Sfax, Tunisia
Elevation AMSL 85 ft / 26 m
Coordinates 34°43′04″N 010°41′27″E / 34.71778°N 10.69083°E / 34.71778; 10.69083
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 3,000 9,843 Concrete
Source: DAFIF

Sfax – Thyna International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Sfax - Thyna, Arabic: مطار صفاقس الدولي‎) (IATA: SFA, ICAO: DTTX) is an airport serving Sfax in Tunisia.

History

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Libyan Airlines Tripoli
Sevenair Djerba, Gabès, Tripoli, Tunis
Tunisair Paris-Orly

World War II

During World War II, the airport was known as Sfax Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force during the North African Campaign. Known units assigned were:

  • 12th Bombardment Group, 15 April-2 June 1943, B-25 Mitchell
  • 340th Bombardment Group, 15 April-2 June 1943, B-25 Mitchell


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General Info
Country Tunisia
ICAO ID DTTX
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 34.717953
34° 43' 04.63" N
Longitude 10.690972
010° 41' 27.50" E
Elevation 85 feet
26 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 001° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Sfax
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Dates notified by NOTAM


Communications
SFAX TWR 120.15
SFAX APP 123.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
15/33 9843 x 148 feet
3000 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 058FBWT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR SFX SFAX - 114 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CAUTION WIP. Presence of men and equip 16 ft hi.
FUEL Non-sched flt fuel avbl O/R addressed to DTTXZPZX at least 1 hr PN. (NC-100LL, A1)
OPR HOURS Opr 0700-1600Z Mon-Fri; (0600-1200Z Mon-Fri DT; 0700-1300Z Mon-Fri Ramadan.)



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