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As Sudayrah Destination Guide

Touring As Sudayrah in Iraq

As Sudayrah in the region of Al Başrah is located in Iraq - some 279 mi or ( 448 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital city .

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Time in As Sudayrah is now 08:17 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mushrij, Karbala, Baghdad, Az Zubayr, and At Tubah al Hamra. Being here already, consider visiting Mushrij . Check out our recommendations for As Sudayrah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Shaibah is the name of a small village and a site of a military airfield near Az Zubayr, 7 miles south west of Basrah in Iraq. It was the site of RAF Shaibah from 1920 until 1956 when it was then handed over to the Iraqi Air Force. 3rd Indian Motor Brigade was reformed as 43rd Lorried Infantry Brigade here in December 1942-February 1943 during the Second World War.

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Located at 30.40 47.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Iraq–United Kingdom relations, Military history of Iraq, Populated places in Basra Province

Shaibah Air Base

Shaibah Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Basrah Governorate of Iraq. It was built in the 1980s for the Iraqi Air Force and abandoned after Operation Desert Storm in 1991. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Today, refurbished and known as Shaibah Airport, it is a small civilian airfield south of Basara in southeastern Iraq near the Kuwaiti Border, used by light private planes.

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Located at 30.43 47.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

Az Zubayr

Az Zubayr or Zubair, is a town in Basra Governorate in Iraq, just south of Basra The name is also sometimes written Az Zubair, Zubair, Zoubair, El Zubair, or Zobier.

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Located at 30.38 47.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: District capitals of Iraq, Former emirates, Populated places in Basra Province

Basra Sports City

Basra Sports City is a sports complex in Basra, Southern Iraq.

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Located at 30.44 47.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Basra, Football venues in Iraq, Stadiums under construction

Basra International Airport

Basrah International Airport is the second largest international airport in Iraq, and is located in the southern city of Basra.

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Located at 30.55 47.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, Airports in Iraq, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Middle East, World War II desert airfields