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  • turkey Silopi airstrip

    Silopi, Şırnak

    Turkey




    Satellite and aerial maps of Silopi with nearby locations


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    KmBearing
    38.9293LTCV Sirnak, Şırnak
    72.5101ORBB Sirsenk, Duhok
    100.1326LTCL Siirt Airport, Siirt
    105.0183ORTF Tall Afar, Tall Afar
    142.2304LTCJ Batman, Batman
    157.7028LTCI Van, Van



    37° 13' 35'' N - 42° 27' 52'' E
    1.25nm S of Silopi
    ICAO: IATA:
    Elevation: 1520 feet




    History of this Location


    During early May 1991, 3 CBAS staged through Silopi on its way to forward positions in northern Iraq to protect the Kurds, under Operation Haven.
    During spring 1991, 846 NAS based its eight Sea Kings at Silopi to support operations in northern Iraq to protect the Kurds, under Operation Haven.

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    List of units at Silopi

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1991UK 846 NASSea King HC.4 1979/13
    1991UK 3 CBASLynx 1982/95
    SA341B Gazelle AH.1 1975/95




    Operations


    DatesOperation
    18-apr-9115-jul-91Operation Haven



    List of aircraft and events at Silopi

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1991-may-01 3 CBASAACAH1XZ644



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