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Abu Suwayr

Last modified: 23 Sep 2010
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Country: Egypt   

Latitude: 30° 34' 0" N     Longitude: 32° 6' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Airbase

 
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Abu Suwayr. This is a former WW2 RAF airbase; later taken over by the Al-Qūwāt al-Gawwīyš al-Miṣrīyš (Egyptian Air Force).
Current status: completely overhauled, regconfigured, reassigned and active.
Runways: 09/27 (2972 x 45m) and 11/29 (2960 x 45m)
Current units:
- 82nd Sqn operating Mirage 2000 EM interceptors (as of March 2010)
- 23rd Sqn operating Alphajet M1/2 operational conversion unit (as of March 2010)

Off website of the Egyptian armed forces:
http://www.mmc.gov.eg/

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