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Halwara Air Force Base, Ludhiana
Halwara Airport
IATA: noneICAO: VIHX
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Indian Air Force
Location Halwara
Elevation AMSL 790 ft / 241.5 m
Coordinates 30°44′55″N 75°37′47″E / 30.74861°N 75.62972°E / 30.74861; 75.62972Coordinates: 30°44′55″N 75°37′47″E / 30.74861°N 75.62972°E / 30.74861; 75.62972
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
31/13 8,985 2,725 Asphalt

Halwara Air Base is located near the town of Halwara in Punjab, India.

History

Built and incepted in 1950, Halwara Air Base was one of the first air bases to be built after India's independence from the British Raj. Currently 2308 Flight unit is at Halwaraa base. Tha main aircraft operated by it include the MiG 29 and MiG 27.


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