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Not to be confused with Peshawar Air Station.
PAF Base Peshawar
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Pakistan Air Force
Location Peshawar
Commander Air Cdre Irfan Zaka
Occupants

Pakistan Air Force

Elevation AMSL N/A ft / N/A m
Coordinates 33°59′40″N 71°31′44″E / 33.9944°N 71.5289°E / 33.9944; 71.5289Coordinates: 33°59′40″N 71°31′44″E / 33.9944°N 71.5289°E / 33.9944; 71.5289
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
N/A N/A N/A N/A

PAF Base Peshawar is an airbase of the Pakistan Air Force located in Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is the site of PAF's Northern Air Command, located immediately to the east of Peshawar International Airport, which is shared by civil aviation flights and military flights.

Incidents[edit]

  • On December 9, 2007, an unidentified party fired four rockets, two of which landed near the PAF Airbase and two landed in the vacant ground near the Peshawar International Airport. None of them caused any damage to life or property.[1]
  • At Least five civilians were killed and 40 others wounded when Tehrik-e-Taliban militants attacked PAF Base Peshawar on 15 December 2012. Five TTP fighters were also killed in the attack.[2]
  • 6 Persons including five militants and one Policeman were killed & two policemen wounded in a gunbattle that broke out near the airbase on 16 December, 2012. The Pakistani Security Officials claimed that the killed militants, who were Uzbeks, were the accomplices of the fighters who were killed on 15 December.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]


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36 news items

News Tribe

News Tribe
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:30:00 -0700

ISLAMABAD – Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan revealed that mastermind of the PAF Base attack was operating from Afghanistan. Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday said that nine terrorists involved in the PAF Badhber airbase attack have not been ...

The News International

The News International
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:01:57 -0800

Sabeel alias Yahya also found guilty of involvement in the PAF base Peshawar attack as well ass abetment in the APS massacre, while Maulvi Abdus Salam was found guilty of harbouring suicide bombers who were later used in the APS attack. All four ...

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 03:51:48 -0700

[caption id="attachment_562586" align="alignnone" width="718"] People gather beside the Pakistani Air Force refuelling aircraft during the celebrations to mark the country's Defence Day at the Nur Khan military airbase in Islamabad on September 6, 2015.

PakistanToday.com.pk

PakistanToday.com.pk
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 03:48:45 -0800

Giving the details of attack and the security operation at the base, the spokesman said in a statement issued here that terrorists attacked PAF Base Peshawar at 2035 hrs, on 15 December, 2012 from Abdra village side. Terrorists used rockets and suicide ...

PakistanHerald

PakistanHerald
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:48:45 -0800

Sabeel alias Yahya also found guilty of involvement in the PAF base Peshawar attack as well ass abetment in the APS massacre, while Maulvi Abdus Salam was found guilty of harbouring suicide bombers who were later used in the APS attack.

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:25:06 -0800

PESHAWAR: They may be kings of the sky, but even air force pilots need to be told that once on the ground, the use of cell phones, dosing off on the wheel and worn out tyres cause the most fatalities on motorways. Speaking to officers at PAF Base ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:20:13 -0800

Different in his approach from most boys, little Muhammad Iqbal of Government High School Boys PAF Base Peshawar Cantt surprised everyone by drawing an all-girls school. His work touched on some of the major issues faced by Pakistan: that of equal ...

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:26:15 -0700

RAWALPINDI – After a day when Pakistan Army announced to have initiated the military offensive Zarb-e-Azb, Pakistani fighter jets hit the compounds of outlawed militants of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and ethnic Uzbek insurgents of Islamic ...
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