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    Satellite and aerial maps of Gao with nearby locations

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    68.9046 Tin Aouker,
    143.9251 Gossi, Tombouctou
    253.8097GAMK Ménaka Airport,
    286.0031GAKL Kidal,
    324.5279GATB Tombouctou, Tombouctou
    387.3142DRRN Niamey,

    16° 14' 54.36'' N - 0° 0' 19.64'' W
    Elevation: 870 feet

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    List of units at Gao

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2018/19CA ATF-MaliCH-147F Chinook 2018/19
    CH-146 Griffon 2018/19
    2018/    UK 1310 Flt414 - H-47D Chinook 1995/   
    2013/    MINUSMA

    Gao News

    Six Years for French NH90 in the Sahel, 23-Apr-21 : #NH90 Since November 2014 the NH90 TTH Caïman (Cayman) of the French Army Aviation (ALAT) 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment (RHC) are deployed in the African Sahel region

    Change of Command for RAF Chinooks in Mali, 14-Mar-21 : #Mali Change of command at the RAF 1310 (Tactical Support) Flight currently deployed in Mali. Three RAF Chinook are in West Africa since 2018 under Operation Newcombe supporting the French anti-terrorist mission Barkhane

    GHS to Support MINUSMA in Mali, 10-Feb-21 : #MINUSMA European Defence Agency (EDA) Forward Aeromedical Evacuation contract for German GHS. An H225 and a Bell 412 will be based in Gao, Mali in support of peacekeeping mission MINUSMA

    Starlite H215 Helicopters in Mali, 30-Jan-21 : #Mali Starlite operating AS332C1e / H215 Super Puma helicopters in Mali in support of the European Union Training Mission (EUTM)

    RAF Chinook Heavy Lifting in Mali, 17-Jan-21 : #Chinook RAF 27 Squadron has 3 Chinook helicopters deployed in Gao, Mali as the 1310 Flt in support of French mission Operation Barkhane

    12-Aug-20 - RAF 1310 Flight in Mali #Africa
    18-Jul-20 - British, Danish and Estonian in Mali #Barkhane
    12-Jun-20 - RAF Chinooks to Remain in Mali
    07-May-20 - RAF Chinooks Pass 2000 Hours Milestone in Mali #Barkhane
    19-Dec-19 - Denmark Deployed EH101 to Mali #OperationBarkhane
    30-Nov-19 - El Salvador MD500 Helicopter Crashed in Mali #MINUSMA
    03-Sep-19 - Canada Conclude Peacekeeping Mission in Mali #MINUSMA
    27-Dec-18 - RAF Chinooks Reinforce French Mission in Mali
    11-Dec-18 - El Salvador MD500E Helicopters Arrived to Mali #MINUSMA
    13-Sep-18 - Canadians Completes its First MedEvac in Mali #MedEvac
    15-Aug-18 - Canadian Chinook Declared Ready in Mali #peacekeeping
    19-Mar-18 - RCAF Chinook and Griffon to Mali for MINUSMA #peacekeeping
    31-Jul-17 - German Tiger Crashes in Mali, Two Peacekeepers Killed
    25-Mar-17 - German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali
    18-Mar-15 - Two Dutch Apache Pilots Killed in Mali
    06-Nov-14 - Two French Army NH90 Arrived at Mali
    28-Mar-14 - Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali


    01-jul-18Operation Newcombe
    01-aug-14Operation Barkhane

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