|Name:||Manama Fort Heliport|
Operator: Ministry of the Interior.
Operator’s Identity Codes:
Address: Manama Fort, Al Manamah, Bahrain.
Nearest Town/City: Manama – heliport is in the city centre.
|Deg. Min. Sec.||N 26° 13′ 0″||E 050° 34′ 60″|
|Decimal||N 26.2167°||E 50.5833°|
Elevation: 1 m/3 ft
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|Manama Fort||1965 – Present|
Manama Fort is the home base of Bahrain Public Security’s helicopters. It is located within the capital city of Manama. The helicopter base is not within the fort itself, but across the road on a former parade ground. Date of construction not known.
|1965||First helicopters begin operation|
Not applicable. Helipads for four helicopters are available.
The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:
Based Government Units
|BPS Flying Wing||1965||Current||Policing|
Based Civilian Operators
To be added.
‘The Story of Aviation in the Kingdom of Bahrain’ [Order this book from Amazon UK]
Feature articles to be added.
|Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.|