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Bagram Air Base, Bagram, Afghanistan

December 7th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places

Bagram Air Base (ICAO: OAIX) is an airport located at the ancient city of Bagram, southeast of Charikar in Parvan, Afghanistan. The ICAO ID is OAIX and it is specifically at 34.944N, 69.259E at around 1500 m above sea level. It has a single 3003 m (9852 ft) runway built in 1976.

Bagram Airbase has three large hangars, a control tower, and numerous support buildings. There are over 32 acres (130,000 m²) of ramp space. There are five aircraft dispersal areas with a total of over 110 revettments. Many support buildings and base housing built by the Soviets have been destroyed by years of fighting between the various warring Afghan factions. The runway built is capable of serving large cargo and bomber aircraft.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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