Latitude: 30° 35' 55" N Longitude: 32° 14' 4" E
Area use / Military Branches: Airbase
Al Ismailiyah airbase; ICAO: HE44. 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 here are used to accommodate the government and UN.
Runway 13/31 (3217 x 45m)
Jetfuel A1, without icing inhibitor and aviation gasoline (AVGAS) available but octane unknown
Current status: active
- 7th Airlift Sqn operating Seaking Mk47's
- 37 Airlift Sqn operating Kaman Super Seasprite SH-2G's
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