Zaragoza Air Base

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Zaragoza Air Base
Roundel of Spain.svg
Part of Spanish Air Force
(Spanish: Ejército del Aire; "Army of the Air")
Located near Zaragoza, Spain
McDonnell Douglas EF-18AM Hornet ‘C.15-37 - 15-24’ (31632083366).jpg
A Spanish Air Force EF-18A Hornet at Zaragoza AB
Zaragoza AB is located in Spain
Zaragoza AB
Zaragoza AB
Location of Zaragoza Air Base, Spain
Coordinates 41°39′58″N 01°02′30″W / 41.66611°N 1.04167°W / 41.66611; -1.04167Coordinates: 41°39′58″N 01°02′30″W / 41.66611°N 1.04167°W / 41.66611; -1.04167
Type Air Force Base
Site history
Built 1954
In use 1954-1992
Airfield information
Summary
Elevation AMSL 263 m / 863 ft
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12R/30L 3,718 12,200 Concrete
12L/30R 3,024 9,921 Asphalt
NTM2016 at Zaragoza Air Base

Zaragoza Air Base (IATA: ZAZ, ICAO: LEZG) is a base of the Spanish Air Force located near Zaragoza, Spain. It is located 16 kilometres (10 mi) west of Zaragoza, 270 km (168 mi) west of Barcelona, and 262 km (163 mi) northeast of Madrid. It shares infrastructure with the Zaragoza Airport

References[edit]

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