THE VAUTOUR PAGES
[ Appendix to IAF Vautours, chap. 10 and to Gallery 6 ]


THE MIDDLE EAST THEATER


This map illustrates the size of Israel (before 1967)
in comparison with the hostile surrounding countries







A closer look at the map of Israel and its neighbors [ jh ]





AERIAL DISTANCES FROM RAMAT DAVID AFB TO MAIN ARAB TARGETS

(Sorted by country / airbase, distance ascending)



AIR BASE DISTANCE (Km.) LOCATION
El-Arish 217 North Sinai
Bir-Gafgafa 315 West Sinai
Kabritt 370 Egypt / Delta
Abu-Swer 372 Central Egypt
Fayid 380 Egypt / Canal
Mansura 402 Egypt / Delta
In-Shas 439 Egypt / Delta
Cairo Int'l 456 Egypt / Delta
Heluan 483 N.W Egypt
Cairo West 495 Egypt / Delta
Sharm-El-Aheikh 526 South Sinai (the straits)
Bani-Suef 552 South Egypt; {from Tel-Noff-467
Guardaqa 624 South Egypt / Red Sea
Luksor 813 South Egypt
Ras-Banas 967 South Egypt / Red Sea
El-Maza 133 Syria
Damascus 150 West Syria
Dumayr 180 Syria
Saiqal 220 Syrian desert border
T-4 Palmira, Tadmur 308 Syrian desert
Hamatt 308 North Syria
Mafrak 107 Jordan
Amman 130 Jordan
H-3 428 West Iraq
Tabuk 496 N.W Saudi-Arabia


{Calculations contributed by Holger Sens. Thanks Holger)

[ Table was revised April 29, 2002 ]




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