|Closed in.||1978 and became Taba Airport in 1979 after.|
|Operated by.||IDF until 1979 and the Egyptian Government after.|
|Owned by.||Israeli MoD until 1979 and the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority.|
|Outside links.||http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/Osirak.html, http://www.militarybases.us/air-force/ellington-field-joint-reserve-base/, http://cieldegloire.com/016_ab.php, http://cieldegloire.com/016_ab.php, http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/aa-mideast/israel/af/israel-af-bases.htm, http://www.eielson.af.mil/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taba_International_Airport and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etzion.|
It was replaced with Ovda Airbase when it closed in 1981.
Etzion was the code-name for the Israeli Air Force base in Žatec, Czechoslovakia, they used during the the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
Yehuda Etzion, was an Israeli activist and member of the Jewish Underground.