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Angads Airport

Oujda Angads Airport
مطار وجدة أنجاد
Oujda Angads Airport

ICAO: GMFO

OUD is located in Morocco
OUD
Location of airport in Morocco
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator ONDA
Serves Oujda, Morocco
Elevation AMSL 1,535 ft / 468 m
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Bitumen
13/31 3,000 9,843 Asphalt/Bitumen
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Oujda Angads Airport (مطار وجدة أنجاد) (ICAO: GMFO) is an airport serving Oujda,[1] a city in the Oriental region in Morocco. it is located about 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Oujda and about 600 kilometres (373 mi) northeast of Casablanca, near the Algerian border.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Facilities 2
  • Airlines and destinations 3
  • Traffic statistics 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

During World War II, the airport was used as a military airfield by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force during the North African campaign. It was called Oujda Airfield Known units assigned were:

After the Americans moved out their active units in mid-1943, the airport was used as a stopover and landing field for Air Transport Command aircraft on the Casablanca-Algiers transport route. When the war ended, control of the airfield was returned to civil authorities. [3] [4] [5]

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,535 feet (468 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways designated 06/24 and 13/31 each with an asphalt/bitumen surface and each measuring 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Méditerranée Seasonal: Biarritz, Marseille, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Toulouse
Corendon Dutch Airlines Seasonal: Amsterdam
Jetairfly[6] Charleroi, Paris-Orly
Seasonal: Toulouse
Privilege Style
operated by Swiftair
Seasonal charter: Porto
SATA International Charter: Lisbon, Porto
Royal Air Maroc Amsterdam, Casablanca, Marseille, Paris-Orly
Royal Air Maroc Express Casablanca, Nador
Ryanair Beauvais, Charleroi, Marseille, Weeze
Saudia Charter: Jeddah
Transavia France Lille, Lyon, Paris-Orly
Travel Service Airlines Charter: Prague
Travel Service Slovakia Charter: Bratislava

Traffic statistics

Item[7] 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Movements[8] 3546 3108 3316 3031 2303 2199
Passengers[9] 315,006 242,080 225,444 193,036 180,406 168,385
Cargo (metric tons)[10] 451.09 451.09 202.08 197.14 260.99 618.10

References

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for GMFO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for OUD at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^  This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
  4. ^ Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  5. ^ Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History.  
  6. ^ "Jetairfly Flight Plan". Jetairfly. 
  7. ^ 2007 statistics Source: ONDA PDF-Document
  8. ^ Statistics until 2006 from Statistics Movements, PDF document
  9. ^ Statistics until 2006 from Overview passengers stats MA, PDF document
  10. ^ Statistics until 2006 from freight stats, PDF document

External links


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