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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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7 news items

The News International
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:07:05 -0800

Air Chief visits PAF Base Peshawar. Monday, December 17, 2012. From Print Edition. 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 ...
The Nation
Sat, 15 Dec 2012 21:48:45 -0800

Giving the details of attack and the security operation at the base, he 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 bombers to ...
Geo TV
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0700

PESHAWAR: Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who is undertaking his inaugural visits to various PAF Bases after assuming the command of Pakistan Air Force, visited PAF Base, Peshawar on Friday.
The News International
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:09:51 -0800

PESHAWAR: Several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas received rain and snowfall Wednesday, forcing the residents to return to woolies. A fresh spell of winter rain lashed the provincial capital late Tuesday night, which ...

The Nation

The Nation
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 19:02:16 -0700

In December 2012, the PAF Base Peshawar came under massive attack while in the terror incidents this Ramazan include a suicide attack that killed 57 people in Parachinar and DI Khan jail attack wherein the Taliban managed to get 253 inmates out of the ...
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 ...
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:27:36 -0800

In spite of the day in and day out and very tiring and demoralising security duties, your GHQ, Mehran Naval Base, Abbottabad raid, PAF Base, Kamra, and Peshawar airport/PAF Base, Peshawar got viciously attacked resulting in great loss of life and ...

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