Taftanaz Military Airbase

Taftanaz Air Base
IATA: noneICAO: none
Airport type Military
Owner Syrian Armed Forces
Operator Syrian Air Force
Location Taftanaz, Idlib Governorate
In use Unknown-present
Elevation AMSL 1,027 ft / 313 m
Coordinates 35°58′20″N 036°46′59″E / 35.97222°N 36.78306°E / 35.97222; 36.78306Coordinates: 35°58′20″N 036°46′59″E / 35.97222°N 36.78306°E / 35.97222; 36.78306
Taftanaz Air Base

Location in Syria

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Taftanaz Air Base is a Syrian Air Force installation located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) south of Taftanaz, Idlib Governorate and 1.8 miles (2.9 km) east of Ta'um, Idlib Governorate, Syria.

Taftanaz is a home to two squadrons of Mil-8/17 Hip helicopters.[1]

Led by jihadist fighters from the Al-Nusra Front and an Ahrar ash-Sham battalion Syrian rebels overran Taftanaz during the second week in January, 2013.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Rebels 'take control of key north Syria airbase'". BBC. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. Anne Barnard (January 11, 2013). "Syrian Rebels Say They Seized Helicopter Base in the North". The New York Times. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
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