Thumrait Air Base

Thumrit Salala Oman, Thamarit, Z̧Ufār, Oman



Description

RAFO Thumrait air base is a military airport located near Thumrait, a town in Dhofar Governorate, Oman. The United States Air Force is a major current tenant of Thumrait Air Base.FacilitiesThe airport resides at an elevation of 1570ft above mean sea level and has one runway (17/35) with an asphalt surface measuring 4000x.HistoryOriginally an oil depot, Thumrait Air Base was established to project air power in that region of Oman. The first Omani air unit based at Thumrait, equipped with Hawker Hunter FGA.9 aircraft, was tasked with ground attack and intercept missions. 12 new SEPECAT Jaguar fighter-bombers were added to the base's complement to improve attack capabilities in 1977.Thumrait Air Base has been used by US, UK and Allied air forces to support operations during operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Global War on Terror operations in Afghanistan. Many current such operations now operate from Muscat International Airport, which is closer to the area of operations.A US Air Force War Reserve Materiel (WRM) contract was let to DynCorp Technical Services to provide support for bare base systems, medical, munitions, fuels mobility support equipment, vehicles, rations, aerospace ground equipment, air base operability equipment, and associated spares and other consumables at Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Air Base, Thumrait. These services include maintaining war reserve materiel (WRM) stored at Thumrait.

Parking

Lot Parking No
Street Parking No
Valet Parking No

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Thumrait Air Base

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Kegubernuran Dhofar

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