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RAF Mount Pleasant

Airport information
ICAOEGYP  Location of airport in Falkland Island
Airport typePublic/Military
OwnerMinistry of Defence
OperatorRoyal Air Force
LocationEast Falkland
Falkland Islands
Elevation74 m (243 ft)

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RAF Mount Pleasant (also known as Mount Pleasant Airport, Mount Pleasant Complex or MPA) is a military base for the Royal Air Force in the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands. The facility is part of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands (BFSAI). The station, home to between 1,000 and 2,000 British military personnel, is located about 30 mi (48.3 km) miles southwest of Stanley-the capital of the Falklands-on the island of East Falkland. The world's longest corridor, half a mile (800 m) long, links the barracks, messes and recreational and welfare areas of the base.

The base is occasionally referred to by its residents as the 'Death Star' because of its sometimes confusing layout.

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