Military


Masjed Soleiman Air Base

The Masjed Soleiman (also written Masjed Suleyman) Air Base (N3200'08.54" E04916'13.31") is located outside of the city of Masjed Soleiman. This base is maintained by the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, for their aviation assets. Masjed was one of the newest Army facilities in the country in 2008. The air field is primarily used for military operations of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, the airfield serving their aviation units. The facility has two asphalt runways.

As of 2008 Kermanshah was home to an unknown number of helicopter squadrons, operating a mix of Bell 214A, AH-1J, AB-205A and AB-206 type helicopters. No fixed wing aircraft were reported to be present.




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