Porto Velho Air Force Base

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Porto Velho Air Force Base
Base Aérea de Porto Velho
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military: Air Force Base
Operator Brazilian Air Force
Serves Porto Velho
Built 1969
In use 1984 – present
Commander Ten. Cel. Av. Jason Sakai
Elevation AMSL 88 m / 290 ft
Coordinates 08°42′33″S 063°54′08″W / 8.70917°S 63.90222°W / -8.70917; -63.90222Coordinates: 08°42′33″S 063°54′08″W / 8.70917°S 63.90222°W / -8.70917; -63.90222
Map
SBPV is located in Brazil
SBPV
SBPV
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,416 7,926 asphalt
Sources: Brazilian Air Force[1]

Porto Velho Air Force Base – BAPV is a base of the Brazilian Air Force, located in Porto Velho, Brazil.

It shares some facilities with Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport.

History[edit]

Porto Velho Air Force Base was commissioned on 17 May 1984.

Units[edit]

The following unit is based at Porto Velho Air Force Base:

Subordinated to the command of the 3rd Air Force (III FAe), which is dedicated to Reconnaissance, Attack, and Combat:

Additionally, the Base has a Cessna 208 Caravan for administrative missions.


Access[edit]

The base is located 7 km from downtown Porto Velho.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brazilian Air Force Official Website
  2. ^ "2º/3ºGAv – Esquadrão Grifo" (in Portuguese). Spotter. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "2º/8ºGAv – Esquadrão Poti" (in Portuguese). Spotter. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 

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