bahrain Mina Salman Port

Manama, Manama
Bahrain




Satellite and aerial maps of Mina Salman Port with nearby locations


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5.1300 Manama Police Fort,
7.4 12OBBI Muharraq Intl Airport, Al Manama
8.0 10 RAF Muharraq, Muharraq Island
10.7201 Rifa'a Air Base,
20.5207OBKH Sakhir Air Base, Awali
31.6186OBBS Shaikh Isa Air Base, Shaikh Isa



1935 to present

26 11 56 secs N - 50 37 5 secs E
Khawr al Qulay'ah
Elevation: 8 feet




History of this Location


Mina Salman Port has recently been expanded and occupies the site of the former HMS Jufair, where the Royal Navy had an overseas base between 1935 and 1971.

It is now home to the US Navy 5th Fleet HQ and the UK Naval Support Facility.

Ground was broken in 2015 and the UK NSF opened in Apr 2018 as a forward logistic and staging base supporting, amongst others, the Royal Navy Operation Kipion to keep open the regions 3 strategic maritime choke points for international trade, of:
  • Bab-el-Mandeb
  • Straits of Hormuz
  • Suez Canal.

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Mina Salman Port News


ALMDS Conducts Maiden Deployment in 5th Fleet AOR, 06-Aug-14 : MANAMA, Bahrain - The U.S. Navy has forward deployed the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).






List of aircraft and events at Mina Salman Port

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1987-jul-30 US US NavyHSS-2 Sea King148037
2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50US United States Naval AviationArleigh Burke Flight II classDDG-72 USS Mahan
2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50AU Royal Australian NavyAnzac classFFH 151 HMAS Arunta
2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50UK Royal NavyOcean classL12 HMS Ocean
2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50UK Royal Fleet AuxiliaryBay classL3009 RFA Cardigan Bay
2017-apr-13 AU Fleet Air Arm (RAN)S-70B-2 SeahawkN24-011
2017-dec DeliveryUK Royal Fleet AuxiliaryPoint class mv Hurst Point
2018-oct UK Royal Fleet AuxiliaryBay classL3009 RFA Cardigan Bay



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