|318.9||150||Oasis North, Siwa|
|366.4||273||HL64||Qariat al Karmal,|
By Jun 1940 this was a base for the Italian Air Force. After WWII it became home to the RAF Desert Rescue Team and a refuel base for the Far East slip routes flown by Transport Command. The bases future seemed assured by the UK-Libyan Treaty of 1953 but the Sep 1969 coup which overthrew King Idris meant the British were obliged to withdraw and the RAF station closed on 28 Mar 1970.
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|Years||Rotary Wing Aircraft Unit||bold : Current Model|
normal: Unit no longer at this base
|1963/66||1564 (tactical support) flight|