Cervia Air Force Base (ICAO: LIPC) is an air base of the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare). It is located in northern Italy, approximately 6 km (3.2 NM) southwest of Cervia, in the province of Ravenna (Emilia-Romagna).
It is the home base of the 5th Stormo Caccia Intercettori, which flies a license-built version of the Lockheed Martin F-16 Falcon. It is also a NATO air base, which hosts deployed aircraft from the United States Air Force, Royal Air Force, and other NATO air forces on a routine basis.
During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 79th Fighter Group, flying combat operations with P-47 Thunderbolts. The 79th used the airfield from 20 March until July 1945.
The airport resides at an elevation of 5 m above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,050 by 45 metres (10,007 × 148 ft).
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44° 13' 27.03" N
012° 18' 25.93" E
||001° E (01/06)
||24 HOUR OPERATIONS
|Daylight Saving Time
||Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October
Rdr opr 0800-1300Z++ Mon, Wed, Fri, 1300-1900Z++ Tue, Thu, H24 Sat, hol. OT O/R.
||10007 x 148 feet
3050 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
||JP-8, SemiKeroscene MIL Spec T-83133, without icing inhibitor
||O-113, 1065, Reciprocating Engine Oil (MIL L 6082)|
O-117, 1100, Reciprocating Engine Oil (MIL L 6082)
O-128, 1100,(Dispersant)Reciprocating Engine Oil(MIL L 22851 Type II)
O-133, 1010, jet Engine Oil (MIL l 6081)
O-147, MIL L 6085A Lubrication Oil, Instrument Synthetic
O-148, MIL L 7808 (Synthetic Base), Turboprop/Turboshaft Engine
O-155, MIL L 6068C, Aircraft Medium Grade
||LHOX, Low and high pressure oxygen servicing|
LOX, Liquid oxygen servicing
||Hvy acft taxi with caution S apn due to obst. 61' AGL obst 5512' before Rwy 12 197' rgt RCL UFN.
||De-Ice. LHOX LOX (avbl tran acft 24 hr PN).
||Avbl 0700-1530Z++ Mon-Thu, 0700-1100Z++ Fri, OT O/R. 100LL, J8.
||PAPI Rwy 12 MEHT 53', Rwy 30 GS 2.8 MEHT 44'.
||PPR 24 hr PN thru Base OPS. Twy D and apn clsd UFN.
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