maldives Gan International Airport

Gan, Addu Atoll
Maldives




Satellite and aerial maps of Gan with nearby locations


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KmBearing
4.1 17 Gan Anchorage, Addu Atoll
132.6352VRMT Kaadedhdhoo, Kaadedhdhoo Island
161.3 11VRMO Kooddoo, Gaafu Alifu Atoll
286.6 8VRMK Kadhdhoo, Kadhdhoo Island



1941 to present

0 41 36 secs S - 73 9 20 secs E
SE of Gan Island
ICAO: VRMGIATA: GAN
Elevation: 6 feet


History of this Location


The British presence withdrew from this staging base during 1975, for detachment at Diego Garcia. RAF Gan officially closed on 1 Apr 1976.

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List of aircraft and events at Gan

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1972-jun AirfreightUK Royal NavyType 12 Rothesay classF103 HMS Lowestoft
1973-jun UK Fleet Air ArmWaspXS568



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