Ghedi Air Base

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Ghedi Air Base
IATA: noneICAO: LIPL
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Aeronautica Militare Italiana
Location Ghedi, Brescia, Italy
Built 1909
Elevation AMSL 333 ft / 101 m
Coordinates 45°25′56″N 010°16′04″E / 45.43222°N 10.26778°E / 45.43222; 10.26778Coordinates: 45°25′56″N 010°16′04″E / 45.43222°N 10.26778°E / 45.43222; 10.26778
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LIPL is located in Italy
LIPL
LIPL
Location of Ghedi Air Base
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 9,813 2,991 Asphalt
Sources:DAFIF[1]

Ghedi Air Base (Italian: Base aerea di Ghedi, ICAO: LIPL) is a base of the Italian Air Force in Ghedi, about 15 kilometres from Brescia, northern Italy.

It is home to the 6º Stormo of the Italian Air Force with the 102º Gruppo (Papero incazzato), il 154º Gruppo (Diavoli Rossi) e il 156º Gruppo (Le linci) equipped with the Tornado IDS.

The 704th Munitions Support Squadron, 52d Fighter Wing, of the United States Air Force is also located at the base. It reports to the wing headquarters in Spangdahlem, Germany.

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