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PAF MOB Peshawar/Peshawar Airport

Last modified: 13 Sep 2010

Country: Pakistan    Region: Peshawar

Locale: Peshawar

Latitude: 33° 59' 43" N     Longitude: 71° 31' 10" E

Area use / Military Branches: Joint Military-Civil airfield


Main operating base Peshawar / Peshawar Intl.Airport (OPPS) is split in 2 separate parts. Both using the same runway system.
The civil airport consists of an arrivals/departures hall and parking aprons (SE side of the airfield).
The rest of the airfield is a Main Operatig Base, hosting Pakistani AIr Force, 36th Attackwing with:
-16 sq
-26 sq (both with A-5 Fantan, F-7 Chengdu)
- helicopterunit.

Historical fact:
In 1960 a USAF U-2 spyplane, flown by CIA pilot Gary Powers, left Peshawar airbase for a recceflight over the Soviet Union; the plane was shot down and the pilot was captured and put on trial in the Soviet Union. This event triggered the U-2 Crisis of 1960.

July, 2003 Adil al-Jazzeeri brought to Bagram Airbase Adil al-Jazzeeri: Captured in Peshawar and brought to Bagram (supposedly)

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