RAS BANAS AIRFIELD AND MINA BARANIS EGYPT

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CIA-RDP78T05929A001800030003-6
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January 4, 2017
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June 13, 1966
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REPORT
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RAS BANAS AIRFIELD AND MINA BARANIS
EGYPT
1. SIGNIFICANCE: RAS BANAS IS THE ONLY MAJOR EGYPTIAN AIRFIELD
ON THE RED SEA COAST SOUTH OF AS SUWAYS.
2. REMARKS: THE AIRFIELD WAS CONSTRUCTED BY THE EGYPTIAN
AIR FORCE ON THE SITE OF THE OLD MINA BARANIS
LANDING GROUND AND BECAME OPERATIONAL IN LATE
1862. ALTHOUGH AIRCRAFT ARE NOT BELIEVED TO