Airport comments for Syria

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Base for Russian airstrikes

Russia has been using this airport as its base for launching airstrikes in Syria since September 2015.

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Captured by ISIL in May 2015

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Kariatain NDB frequency error

Kariatain NDB is actually 372.5 kHz.

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Good job too.

debkafileโ€™s military sources report. Several rebel bands firing mortars set fire to fighter aircraft and assault helicopters in their hangars and ripped up runways at the As Suwayda air base

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Iranian Connection

This airfield is owned and operated by a nearby Scud missile factory that employs many Iranian workers. This airfield has also been used as a drop off point for Iranian weapons shipments.