Israeli Military Airfields (3rd and last parts)

Israel State own officialy 12 Military Airfields (3rd and last part)
 
 
 
Ramat David, Megiddo and Sde Dov/Tel Aviv Air Base were describe in the first part.

Lod / Ben Gourion , Palmachim , Tel Nof and Sedot Mikha Dov were describe in the second part.

In the 3rd part, let's have a look on the Israeli Airfield from the South which are :

Hatzor
Located near the lower west coast of Israel, east-south-east of Ashdod,Hatzor has a pair of runways each 2434 meters long.

Hatzor squadrons are:
Squadron 101 (The First Fighter) - F-16C
Squadron 105 (The Scorpion) - F-16D
Squadron 144 (The Phoenix) - F-16A/B

Credit : Google Map

Hatzerim
Hatzerim is located in southern Israel west of Beersheba, in the Negev Desert.
The base is home to the Air Force Museum, located in the north-west corner of the base, and an operational base that is home to various training squadrons.
 
This modern air base was built in the 1960s, and used by the IAF beginning in 1966, when it was only partially completed. It has a total of four runways, ranging in length from 1830 meters to 2750 meters. Operational units use the two southern runways and the Flight School units use the northwest pair of runways.

Hatzerim Squadron are:
Squadron 69 (The Hammers) - F-15I
Squadron 102 (The Flying Tiger) - TA/A-4N
Squadron 123 (The Southern Bells) - S-70A
Flight Training School (The Flying Tiger) - TA/A-4N, Bell 206B, G-120A, CM-170 and AH-1E


Credit : Google Map


Nevatim

An underground strategic air command post is reportedly located at Nevatim Air Base.
Located south east of Beersheba on the edge of the Negev, this facility was originally built in 1947 as landing strip known as Malhata.
 
In September of 1978 Israeli and Egyptian negotiators met with US President Jimmy Carter at Camp David to negotiate the terms of peace. An agreement was signed in March of 1979 which called for the phased withdrawal of all Israeli troops for the Sinai by 1982. The Camp David Accords were matched by American pledges for security assistance for both Israel and Egypt totaling nearly $3 billion.
 
Opened in October 1983 with two runways 3,050 meters and 2,440 meters in length.

Nevatim Squadrons are:
Squadron 116 (The Flying Wing) - F-16A/B
Squadron 140 (The Golden Eagle) - F-16A/B
 
Credit : Google Map

Ramon

In September of 1978 Israeli and Egyptian negotiators met with US President Jimmy Carter at Camp David to negotiate the terms of peace. An agreement was signed in March of 1979 which called for the phased withdrawal of all Israeli troops for the Sinai by 1982. The Camp David Accords were matched by American pledges for security assistance for both Israel and Egypt totaling nearly $3 billion.
 
Constructed by the United States and opened in 1981, Ramon is located south west of Beer Sheba, in the central Negev region in southern Israel. Formerly known as Matred, it has three runways, all 3,050 meters long.

Ramon squadrons are :
Squadron 107 (Knights of the Orange Tail) - F-16I
Squadron 113 (The Hornet) - AH-64D
Squadron 119 (The Bat) - F-16I
Squadron 146  (UAV Squadron) - UAVs
Squadron 190 (The Magic Touch) - AH-64A
Squadron 253 (The Néguev) - F-16I
 
Credit : Google Map

Ovda
Ovda is a new airbase built by the United States for the IAF as a replacement for Etzion AB.
In September of 1978 Israeli and Egyptian negotiators met with US President Jimmy Carter at Camp David to negotiate the terms of peace. An agreement was signed in March of 1979 which called for the phased withdrawal of all Israeli troops for the Sinai by 1982. The Camp David Accords were matched by American pledges for security assistance for both Israel and Egypt totaling nearly $3 billion.
 
Located north west of Eilat, in the southern Negev region near the Jordanian border, it opened 1981. The facility consists of two parallel runways, 2,600 meters and 3,000 meters long.


Ovda Squadron is :
Squadron 115 (The Flying Dragon) - F-16A/B
 

Credit Google Map