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This page gives details of the air base which is used by the Panaman Air Force.

 

Balboa / Howard AFB (ICAO code: MPHO)
The Escuadrilla Presidencial is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 2591 m (8502 ft) x 46 m (150 ft), Elev: 16m (51 ft).

 

Ciudad de Panamá / Base Aérea Teniente Coronel Jorge Jurado (ICAO code: MPLB)
The base became operational on 7.5.1986, when the former USAF base Albrook AFS was turned over to the FAP. The Escuadrón de Helicópteros was based there until 1999.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: 9m (29 ft).

 

Ciudad de Panamá / Tocumen IAP (ICAO code: MPTO)
All aircraft and helicopter are currently based here.

Runway data: Rwy 03R/21L, Size: 3050 m (10006 ft) x 45 m (158 ft), Elev: 41m (135 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 03L/21R, Size: 2682 m (8800 ft) x 61 m (200 ft), Elev: 41m (135 ft).

 

David / Base Aérea Subteniente Vincente Vargas (ICAO code: MPDA)
No information available.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 2100 m (6890 ft) x 45 m (158 ft), Elev: 27m (89 ft).

 

Paitilla / Base Aérea de Paitilla (Aeropuerto Marcos A. Gelabert) (ICAO code: ????)
The base was operational until 4.1.1999.
Runway data: Rwy ??/??, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (?? ft), Elev: 13m (42 ft).

 

Rambala / Bocas del Toro AP (ICAO code: MPBO)
The Destacamento Aéreo de Rambala operates from this base.
Runway data: Rwy 08/26, Size: 1500 m (4921 ft) x 24 m (78 ft), Elev: 3m (10 ft).

 

Santiago / Base Aérea de Santiago (Ruben Cantu AP) (ICAO code: MPSA)
No information available.
Runway data: Rwy 17/35, Size: 1200 m (3937 ft) x 25 m (82 ft), Elev: 83m (272 ft).

 

 

 

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