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Not to be confused with Peshawar Air Station.
PAF Base Peshawar
IATA: noneICAO: none
Airport type Military
Operator Pakistan Air Force
Location Peshawar

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
Direction Length Surface
ft m

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.


  • 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]

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42 news items

Pakistan Observer
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 18:37:30 -0800

Base Commander PAF Base Peshawar Air Commodore Naveed Minhas was the chief guest who formally inaugurated the Championship in which a total of 204 in five different categories includ-ing Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 will ...

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 ...

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)
Sun, 06 Sep 2015 03:41:15 -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.

Pakistan Today

Pakistan Today
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:37:30 -0700

Pakistan Today. Dedicated to telling the news as it is. Sharing. Twitter · Facebook—; Google +—; Linkedin—; Email this article; Print this article. Tags Air Marshal, Coas, PAF base Attacked, Peshawar PAF base, Peshawar PAF mosque ...
The News International
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:07:05 -0800

ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force visited Peshawar Air Base that was attacked by terrorists last night. According to a press release, Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Arif, Air Officer Commanding Northern ...

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 Nation
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:15:00 -0700

Lahore (Staff reporter): The LCCI Saturday paid rich tributes to the Pakistan Armed forces for their successful operation against terrorists at PAF Base Peshawar saying that such ugly acts of terrorism cannot let the moral of nation down. LCCI ...


Sun, 16 Dec 2012 03:55:26 -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 ...

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