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Lunéville-Croismare Airport

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Lunéville-Croismare Airport is an airport in France, located approximately 3 km (2 miles) east-southeast of Lunéville in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department. The airport is used for general aviation, with no commercial airline service. History The airbase was constructed during World War II, as an all-weather temporary field, built by the United States Army Air Forces XII Engineer Command during December 1944, after German forces were removed from the area. It was built on a graded surface using Pierced Steel Planking for runways and parking areas, as well as for dispersal sites. In addition, tents were used for billeting and also for support facilities; an access road was built to the existing road infrastructure, plus a dump for supplies, ammunition, and gasoline drums, along with drinkable water and a minimal electrical grid for communications and station lighting. The airfield was known as Lunéville Airfield or Advanced Landing Ground Y-2. It was turned over for
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