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Cairo West Air Base
Category. Statistic.
Location. Egypt.
Opened in. It was open by at least 1964, since the former Egyptian president Mohamed Hosni Mubarak was commander of Cairo West Air Base in 1964, and subsequently President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Closed in. No, it is still open.
Operated by. A N\A Egyptian military entity on behalf of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense.
Owned by. Egyptian air-force.
Outside link. https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Cairo_West_Air_Base, http://wikimapia.org/6363896/King-Khalid-Air-Base, http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/egypt/cairo-west.htm and https://centreforaviation.com/profiles/airports/cairo-west-air-base-hecw.


During the military Exercise Bright Star '97. the U.S. Air Force at Cairo West consumed the greatest quantity of fuel with consumption totaling over 2 million gallons of fule. More than 250 structures were set up at Cairo West Air Base in Egypt for Bright Star '99, a joint and combined coalition exercise involving military forces from a total of 11 countries. It was involved in Exercise Operation Bright Star on several occasions.

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  1. Noteworthy Air bases