mali Gao International Airport

Gao
mali





KmBearing
286.0 31GAKL Kidal,
324.5279GATB Tombouctou,



16° 14' 54.36'' N - 0° 0' 19.64'' W
ICAO: GAGOIATA: GAQ



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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2015/nowNL 298 squadronCH-47F Chinook 2012/now
CH-47D Chinook 1996/now
2014/nowNL 301 squadronAH-64D Apache 2003/now
2013/now MINUSMA


News about this location :

German Tiger Crashes in Mali, Two Peacekeepers Killed, 31-Jul-17 : German Army Tiger helicopter, part of peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali, crashed killing the two crew members

German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali, 25-Mar-17 : After being transported to Mali by AN-124 as part of MINUSMA, the first two of four German Army’s Tiger attack helicopters self deployed 1000 km north of the Capital to their area of operations.

Two Dutch Apache Pilots Killed in Mali, 18-Mar-15 : A RNLAF’s 301 Squadron AH-64D Apache, part of UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali, crashed at 47km of the Dutch compound during a firing exercise

Two French Army NH90 Arrived at Mali, 06-Nov-14 : Two French Army (ALAT) NH90 Caiman from the 1st Regiment of Combat Helicopters (1 RHC) arrived in Gao, Mali for Operation Barkhane on November 3rd, 2014

Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali, 28-Mar-14 : Three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) CH-47D Chinooks are being sent to Africa to support UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA to guarantee their medical evacuations


Operations

DatesOperation
01-aug-14Operation Barkhane


Events Login to Edit

DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2014-oct FR Aviation Légère de l'Armée de TerreAS532UL Cougar2336
2014-dec-05 AH-64D ApacheQ-22
2015-jan-02 FR Aviation Légère de l'Armée de TerreNH90 TTH1294
2015-jan-02 FR Aviation Légère de l'Armée de TerreSA342M Gazelle3849
2015-jul United NationsCH-47D ChinookD-662
2017-nov United NationsNH90 TTH78+20


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