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Beirut Air Base

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Airport information
Airport typeMilitary
OwnerLebanese Armed Forces
OperatorLebanese Air Force
LocationBeirut, Lebanon
OccupantsEight Squadron, Tenth Squadron, and Eleventh Squadron
Elevation27 m (87 ft)

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Beirut Air Base ( Kaidat Bayrut al-jawiya) is a military base owned by the Lebanese Armed Forces and operated by the Lebanese Air Force. It is located 9 km (5.6 mi) from the city center in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon.

Currently, the Lebanese Air Force occupies part of the west end of the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport and has been the base of most of the helicopter force for almost 50 years, which include the Hawker Hunters, Fouga Magisters and other aircraft during certain periods.

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