Dhamial Army Airbase

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Dhamial Army Airbase
IATA: noneICAO: OPQS
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Pakistan Army
Location Rawalpindi
Elevation AMSL 1,581 ft / 482 m
Coordinates 33°33′37″N 73°2′0″E / 33.56028°N 73.03333°E / 33.56028; 73.03333Coordinates: 33°33′37″N 73°2′0″E / 33.56028°N 73.03333°E / 33.56028; 73.03333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 6,693 2,040 Asphalt

Dhamial Army Airbase (ICAO: OPQS) is an Pakistan Army airbase and is located in southern Rawalpindi, Pakistan. It is also commonly referred by the locals as Dhamial Camp or Qasim Base. It was built a few kilometers outside Rawalpindi city, but due to Urban Sprawl, it is now surrounded by major colonies like the armed forces colonies: Askari IIIX. Dhaimal is one of the main base of Pakistan Army aviation. It is frequently used for landing small aircraft and helicopter. However, it cannot be used for private passengers.

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