PAF Base Shahbaz

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Coordinates: 28°17′03″N 068°26′58″E / 28.28417°N 68.44944°E / 28.28417; 68.44944

Jacobabad Air Base
IATA: JAGICAO: OPJA
Summary
Airport type Military / Public
Owner PAF
Operator Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
Serves Jacobabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Occupants

Pakistan Air Force

Elevation AMSL 185 ft / 56 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 3,060 10,040 Asphalt
15L/33R 3,073 10,081 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

PAF Base Shahbaz (IATA: JAGICAO: OPJA) is located at Jacobabad, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is a military base operated by the Pakistan Air Force as well as a civilian airport.

Lockheed-Martin contract personnel are present here as the PAF takes ownership of 18 new F-16's and works to bring these aircraft up to operational capability.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for OPJA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for JAG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "South Asia | US defends Pakistan F-16 jet deal". BBC News. 2005-03-26. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  4. ^ "Pak gets three upgraded F-16 jets - Rediff.com India News". News.rediff.com. 2010-06-26. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 

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