Latitude: 30° 35' 55" N Longitude: 32° 14' 4" E
Area use / Military Branches: Airbase
Al Ismailiyah airbase. A Former WW2 RAF base, later taken over by the Al-Qūwāt al-Gawwīyš al-Miṣrīyš or EAF.
Although it is officially an airbase there are no hardened facilities; the aircraft stationed are used to accommodate the government and UN as well as Naval Support..
Runway 13/31 (3217 x 45m) ; Jetfuel A1, without icing inhibitor and aviation gasoline (AVGAS) available but octane unknown
- and Airlift squadron operating Seaking Mk47's
- a Patrol squadron operating Kaman Super Seasprite SH-2G's
Wwebsite of the Egyptian armed forces http://www.mmc.gov.eg/
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