Al-Manfour: Kabaw runway is for “military purposes”, threatens Al-Watiya airbase

The commander of the Libyan National Army’s Air Force, General Mohammed Al-Manfour has confirmed that LNA aircraft targeted the under-construction military airport runway of Kabaw, refuting news that said the LNA targeted civilian locations south of the city.

Al-Manfour told Nova news agency that the runway is a threat to Al-Watiya airbase as it is only 106 kilometers away from it, saying it has a length of 1260 meters and width of 25 meters.

He indicated that such an runway can be used for drones and for taking off and landing of freight planes – light and medium.

Al-Manfour also explained that the Government of National Accord had given the green light for building the runway for military purposes without taking the permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.


Related Articles

Back to top button