Villafranca Air Base

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Villafranca Air Base
Airport type Military
Operator Aeronautica Militare
Location Villafranca, Verona, Italy
Elevation AMSL 240 ft / 73 m
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 3,068 10,064 Bituminous conglomerate
Number Length Surface
m ft
H1 110 × 85 35 × 26 Concrete
Source: DAFIF[1]

Villafranca Air Base (ICAO: LIPX) is a former Italian Air Force installation in Villafranca, Verona, Italy. It was originally built for World War II, and was later reopened as the Verona Villafranca Airport after its closure. During the Bosnian War, the base was used by NATO aircraft as a staging area.[2]


  1. ^ Airport information for LIPX at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ "War planes preparing for Bosnia". The Milwaukee Journal. August 1993. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 

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