|Part of Twelfth Air Force|
|Coordinates||36°07′11.63″N 005°49′29.37″E / 36.1198972°N 5.824825°E / 36.1198972; 5.824825|
|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
Navarin AirfieldLocation of Navarin Airfield, AlgeriaNavarin Airfield is a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located approximately 10 km est of El Eulma in Sétif Province. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign for heavy B-17 Flying Fortress bombers against the German Afrika Korps. Known units assigned were:
- 2d Bombardment Group, 22-27 April 1943, B-17 Flying Fortress
- 99th Bombardment Group, 22 February-25 March 1943, B-17 Flying Fortress
When the Americans moved east into Tunisia, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. Traces of its runway may be visible on satellite imagery, however a lack of detailed aerial photography of the area limits determining a precise location and current condition of the airfield.
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.
- Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0-89201-097-5
- USAFHRA search for Navarin Airfield