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Hamat Air Base
Pierre Gemayel International Airport
IATA: noneICAO: Z19O
Airport type Military
Serves Hamat
Location Hamat, Lebanon
Elevation AMSL 840 ft / 256 m
Coordinates 34°17′0″N 35°42′0″E / 34.28333°N 35.70000°E / 34.28333; 35.70000Coordinates: 34°17′0″N 35°42′0″E / 34.28333°N 35.70000°E / 34.28333; 35.70000
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 6,000 1,829 Concrete

Hamat Air Base (Arabic: قاعدة حامات الجوية‎‎) is a Lebanese Air Force base in Hamat, Lebanon. Built in the mid-1970s and named Pierre Gemayel International Airport by the Kataeb Regulatory Forces to honor the late Pierre Gemayel. The airport was never used as a civilian airport. and its heavily damaged runway (north end with numerous holes as result of airstrikes) have been patched, the airfield is currently used by the Lebanese Air Force and operates with Puma helicopters. The airfield is also used by the Special Forces school.


According to the plan of the Air Force Command, the base will receive over the next three years, six 'Super Tucano' planes and seven armed helicopters type 'Cougar'.[1]