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Palmahim Airfield

Palmahim AirfieldMilitary Israeli Air Base

Blast off ... a rocket carrying Israel's new-generation spy satellite Ofek 6 takes off from Palmahim, south of Tel Aviv.

Photo: AFP

Palmachim Airbase
(Canaf 30). Newly built by the IDF/AF in the 1970s, originally as a military test site for Israeli designed missiles and also later used as a helicopter base. The misiles were fired towards the sea. Situated north north-east of Ashdod. Location coordinates: N31 55 E034 44, elevation: 98 ft (30 m). One runway: 03/21 degrees of 6562 ft (2000 m) length. Currently home to 124, 151, 160, 161, 193, 194 and 200 squadrons.


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General Info
Country Israel
Latitude 31.897925
31° 53' 52.53" N
Longitude 34.690769
034° 41' 26.77" E
Elevation 32 feet
10 meters
Type Military
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/05)
Operating Agency ISRAELI AIR FORCE
Alternate Name BASE 25


Communications
TEL AVIV APP 120.9
121.4
SOUTHERN SECTOR


Runways
ID
Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
03/21 7884 x 98 feet
2403 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO
13/31 2636 x 100 feet
803 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel 115/145 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (PURPLE)

Runway 03/21

7884 x 98 feet
2403 x 30 meters

Runway 03
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 025.0
Latitude 31.891861
31° 53' 30.70" N
Longitude 34.687469
034° 41' 14.89" E
Landing Distance 7884 feet
2403 meters
Takeoff Distance 7884 feet
2403 meters
Lighting System LIRL

Runway 21
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 205.0
Latitude 31.911508
31° 54' 41.43" N
Longitude 34.698197
034° 41' 53.51" E
Landing Distance 7884 feet
2403 meters
Takeoff Distance 8054 feet
2455 meters
Overrun Length 170 feet
52 meters
Overrun Surface ASPHALT
Lighting System LIRL

Runway 13/31

2636 x 100 feet
803 x 30 meters

Runway 13
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 127.0
Latitude 31.900303
31° 54' 01.09" N
Longitude 34.687186
034° 41' 13.87" E
Landing Distance 2636 feet
803 meters
Takeoff Distance 2636 feet
803 meters

Runway 31
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 307.0
Latitude 31.895906
31° 53' 45.26" N
Longitude 34.693914
034° 41' 38.09" E
Landing Distance 2636 feet
803 meters
Takeoff Distance 2636 feet
803 meters

 


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