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Etzion Air Force Base.
Category. Statistic.
Location. Israel.
Opened in. 1972
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.

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