Airports in Afghanistan: Bagram Air Base, Kandahar International Airport, Kabul International Airport, List of Airports in Afghanistan

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bagram Air Base, Kandahar International Airport, Kabul International Airport, List of Airports in Afghanistan, Mazari Sharif Airport, Herat Airfield, Gardez Air Base, Bost Airport, Jalalabad Airport, Shindand Airbase, Khost Airfield, Kunduz Airport, Sardeh Band Airport, Sheberghan Airfield, Zaranj Airport, Sheghnan Airport, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bagram Air Base, Kandahar International Airport, Kabul International Airport, List of Airports in Afghanistan, Mazari Sharif Airport, Herat Airfield, Gardez Air Base, Bost Airport, Jalalabad Airport, Shindand Airbase, Khost Airfield, Kunduz Airport, Sardeh Band Airport, Sheberghan Airfield, Zaranj Airport, Sheghnan Airport, Chaghcharan Airport, Tarin Kowt Airport, Fayzabad Airport, Qala I Naw Airport, Bamyan Airport, Farah Airport, Taloqan Airport, Khwahan Airport. Excerpt: Bagram Air Base Bagram Air Base - known and referred to by US military as Bagram Airfield - (ICAO : OAIX ) is a militarized airport and housing complex that is located next to the ancient city of Bagram , 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) southeast of Charikar in Parwan province of Afghanistan . It is often referred to as Bagram Air Base, however the senior mission commander at Bagram is an Army two-star general, making it an Army Airfield in US military parlance. The base is currently occupied and maintained by the Combined Joint Task Force 82nd Infantry Division. (CJTF-82) The airfield is occupied and maintained by 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade (Task Force Falcon) and 2/3 GSAB (Task Force Knighthawk) of the United States Army , with the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing of the United States Air Force and other U.S. Army, Navy , Marine Corps , and U.S. Coast Guard , and their coalition partner units having sizable tenant populations. Bagram Air Base has three large hangars, a control tower, and numerous support buildings. There are more than 32 acres (130,000 m²) of ramp space and five aircraft dispersal areas, with a total of over 110 revetments . Many support buildings and base housing built by the Soviet Armed Forces during their occupation were destroyed by years of fighting between various warring Afghan factions after ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155851600
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/7/2010
  • Pages: 76
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

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