|Biskra Ouakda Airport
|IATA: BSK – ICAO: DAUB
||84 m / 289 ft
||34°47′26″N 005°44′18″E / 34.79056°N 5.73833°E
Biskra Ouakda Airport (IATA: BSK, ICAO: DAUB) is an airport in Algeria, located approximately 12 km north-northeast of Oumache; about 200 km south-southwest of Constantine.
During World War II, the airport was known as "Biskra Airfield". It was a major United States Twelfth Air Force base of operations during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. Known combat units assigned to the airfield were: HQ, 5th Bombardment Wing (January-March 1943); 1st Fighter Group (14 December 1942-February 1943) P-38 Lightning; 97th Bombardment Group (25 December 1942-8 February 1943) B-17 Flying Fortress; 301st Bombardment Group (16 December 1942-17 January 1943) B-17 Flying Fortress.
Airlines and destinations
- Aigle Azur (Paris-Orly)
- Air Algérie (Algiers, Lyon, Paris-Orly)
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34° 47' 35.84" N
005° 44' 17.63" E
||000° E (05/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||9469 x 148 feet
2886 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
||Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.|
100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)
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