Manaus Air Force Base, Chihuahua

Military Base

Manaus Air Force Base
Manaus Air Force Base – BAMN is a base of the Brazilian Air Force located in Manaus, Brazil. It was created in 1970 and between 1970 and 1976 public facilities of Ponta Pelada Airport were shared with the military facilities of Manaus Air Force Base. In 1976, with the opening of Eduardo Gomes International Airport, all public operations were transferred to the new airport. Ponta Pelada Airport was then renamed Manaus Air Force Base and since then it handles exclusively military operations.UnitsThe following units are based at Manaus Air Force Base:Subordinated to the command of the 2nd Air Force, which is dedicated to Search and Rescue, Rotorary Wings, and Maritime Patrol: 7th Squadron of the 8th Aviation Group, the Hárpia Squadron, using UH-1H and H-60L helicopters for transportation, search and rescue and humanitarian missions. Subordinated to the command of the 3rd Air Force, which is dedicated to fighter and attack: 1st Squadron of the 4th Aviation Group, the Pacau Squadron, using F-5EM fighter. Subordinated to the command of the 5th Air Force, which is dedicated to Transport Aviation: 1st Squadron of the 9th Transportation Group, the Arara Squadron, using C-115 and C-105 aircraft for missions of troops and cargo transportation. Subordinated to the command of the 7th Regional Air Force Command : 7th Squadron of Air Transportation, the Cobra Squadron, using C-95B, C-97 and C-98 aircraft for transport, logistics, and humanitarian missions. Manaus Air Force Base is also the base of the 4th Aviation Battalion of the Brazilian Army, which uses the helicopters HM-1, HM-3, and HM-2 UH-60 Black Hawk.

Adress

Chihuahua

Phone number

9236234200

Opening hours

Monday 04:00 - 14:00 17:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 06:00 - 17:00 19:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 15:00
Thursday 05:00 - 18:00
Friday 06:00 - 12:00
Saturday 08:00 - 11:00
Sunday 06:00 - 12:00

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