Venezuela Military Air Base and Airfield
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This page gives details of the air bases which are used by the Venezuela Air Force.

 

 

Barcelona / Gen. Jose Antonio Anzoa Tegui IAP / Base Aérea Valle Garcia (ICAO code: SVBC)
The base become operational on 16.7.1965. Today the Grupo Aéreo de Caza 13 operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 2499 m (8200 ft) x 40 m (130 ft), Elev: 8m (26 ft)

Runway data: Rwy 15/33, Size: 2999 m (9840 ft) x 40 m (130 ft), Elev: 8m (26 ft)

 

Barquisimeto / Base Aérea Tte. Landeata Gil (ICAO code: SVMB)
The base become operational 1964. Today the Grupo Aéreo de Caza 12 operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 2850 m (9350 ft) x 45 m (147 ft), Elev: 622m (2042 ft).

 

Boca del Rio / Base Aérea Mariscal Sucre (ICAO code: SVBS)
The base become operational 5.7.1930. Today the Escuela de Aviación Militar with the Grupo Aéreo de Entrenamiento 14 operate from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 05/23, Size: 1357 m (4453 ft) x 40 m (131 ft), Elev: 408m (1338 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 2087 m (6846 ft) x 40 m (131 ft), Elev: 408m (1338 ft).

 

Caracas / Fuerte Tiuna (ICAO code: ----)
Today the Comando de Operaciones de Personal and the Escuela Superior de Guerra Aérea operate from this barracks.
Runway data: Rwy --/--, Size: ----- m (----- ft) x -- m (--- ft), Elev: ---m (---- ft).

 

Caracas / La Carlota IAP / Base Aérea Francisco de Miranda (ICAO code: SVFM)
The base become operational on 22.7.1946. Today Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 4 and Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 5 operate from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 11/29, Size: 1974 m (6475 ft) x 43 m (140 ft), Elev: 835m (2739 ft).

 

Carrizales / Base Aérea Capitan Manuel Ríos Guarico (ICAO code: SVCZ)
The base become operational 1973.
Runway data: Rwy 08/26, Size: 3000 m (9842 ft) x 59 m (195 ft), Elev: 160m (525 ft).

 

Maracaibo / La Chinita IAP / Base Aérea Urdaneta (ICAO code: SVMC)
The base become operational 1971. Today the Grupo Aéreo de Op Especiales 15 operates from this base.

Runway data: Rwy 02R/20L, Size: 2500 m (8202 ft) x 30 m (98 ft), Elev: 72m (235 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 02L/20R, Size: 3000 m (9842 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 72m (235 ft).

 

Palo Negro / Base Aérea El Libertador (ICAO code: SVBL)
The base become operational 1953 as Campo Aéreo de Palo Negro and was Base Aérea Palo Negro from its official inauguration in 1955 until 14.5.1959, when the base got its present name. Today most of the fighter and transport aircraft as well as the helicopter force operate from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 09/27, Size: 3170 m (10400 ft) x 48 m (157 ft), Elev: 442m (1450 ft).

 

Puerto Ayacucho / Casique Aramare AP / Base Aérea General José Antonio Páez (ICAO code: SVPA)
The base become operational 1980. Today the Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 9 operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 2521 m (8272 ft) x 43 m (140 ft), Elev: 75m (245 ft).

 

Puerto Ordaz / Base Aérea Tcnel. Luis Apolinar Méndez (ICAO code: SVPR)
The base become operational on 12.11.1979. Today the Grupo Aéreo de Op Especiales 17 operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 2050 m (6726 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 144m (472 ft).

 

Santo Domingo / Base Aérea Mayor Buenaventura Vivas Guerrero (ICAO code: SVSO)
The base become operational 1972.
Runway data: Rwy 11/29, Size: 3045 m (9990 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 330m (1083 ft).

 

 

 

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