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Casablanca–Anfa Airport

Summary
Casablanca–Anfa Airport (Aéroport de Casablanca–Anfa, مطار الدار البيضاء أنفا) was an airport in Morocco , located about southwest of Casablanca. Anfa Airport was one of three airports serving the Casablanca area, the others being the newer and larger Mohammed V International Airport and the Casablanca Tit Mellil Airport. Anfa Airport is now closed, and its buildings and runways have been demolished. History Built in the 1920s by the French colonial government, Anfa Airport was the primary airport for Casablanca until the United States Air Force closed its base at Nouasseur in 1959. The Nouasseur Air Base has been expanded over the years to handle large jet aircraft and has become Casablanca's primary airport, Mohammed V International Airport. During World War II, Anfa Airport was taken over by the Vichy French government and used as an airport as well as an air base for the Vichy French Air Force (Armée de l'Air de Vichy) with its limited aircraft allowed by the armistice
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