Punta Gorda Airport

Airfield Profile
 

Key Facts

Name: Punta Gorda Airport
Alternate Name:   n/a
Location: Punta Gorda
Region: South
ICAO Code: none
IATA Code: PND
Usage: Civil
Category: Public Airport
Start: unknown
End: current

Ownership

Operator: unknown.

Location

Country Region Sub-Region
Belize Toledo District Punta Gorda

Address: Riffa Air Base, Al Muaskar Highway, East Riffa, Bahrain.

Nearest Town/City: Punt Gorda – airfield is 2.5 miles (4 km) due south.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. N 26° 06′ 33″ E 050° 34′ 44″
Decimal N 26.109167° E 50.578889°

Elevation: 2 m/7 ft AMSL.

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History

Name Changes

Punta Gorda Airport ? – Present

Narrative Summary

Riffa (also reported as Rifa’a) Air Base is the home base of the Air Force and Navy’s helicopter units. It is located directly to the south of Isa Town, one of the main cities on Bahrain island. It was originally built in 19??.

Key Dates

199?    Airfield construction begins
1994    Airfield officially opened

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
07/25 700 2,297 ? ? Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

BDF aircraft use this airport, but there is no permanent BDF presence.

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

wikipedia: Punta Gorda Airport


Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.
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