Latitude: 41° 53' 42" N Longitude: 19° 35' 55" E
Area use / Military Branches: Airbase
Gjader - Gjadri airbase ICAO: LAGJ.
Gjadri airbase was built in the mid 1970s by the Albanian Engineering Corps. During the Cold War, a mixed regiment of F-6 and F-7 fighters was stationed on the base tasked to intercept and destroy Yugoslav and Italian intruders. Nowadays the bases excavated hangar (over 600m in length!) serves as a storage for retired aircraft.
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