Delve into Qaryat Samrah in Iraq
Qaryat Samrah in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn is located in Iraq - some 106 mi or ( 170 km ) North-West of Baghdad , the country's capital .
Local time in Qaryat Samrah is now 11:26 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Saqiyah, Qaryat Samrah, Qaryat al Khazamiyah, and Kirkuk. While being here, you might want to check out Tikrit . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Qaryat Samrah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Cargo Door Closing C-130 Tikrit, Iraq
A short clip showing our C-130's cargo doors closing as we prepare to fly out of Tikrit, Iraq (ie COB Speicher). ..
C-130 & 'Follow Me' Truck
Tikrit COB Speicher Iraq. A silver C-130 lands and follows a 'Follow Me' truck down the tarmac heading our direction. ..
C-130 obstructed view
Tikrit COB Speicher Iraq. The C-130 is following the 'Follow Me' Truck but doesn't get into view soon enough. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
COB Speicher formerly FOB Speicher (Al Sahra Airfield under Saddam Hussein) was a US Army Contingency Operating Base (COB) captured from the Iraqi Army during the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. It was reassigned from a Forward Operating Base to a COB because of its large size. The Installation is located near Tikrit in northern Iraq, approximately 170 kilometers north of Baghdad and 11 kilometers west of the Tigris River.
Located at 34.68 43.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tikrit is a city in Iraq, located 140 km northwest of Baghdad on the Tigris river (at 34.61°N, 43.68°E). The town, with an estimated population in 2002 of about 260,000 is the administrative center of the Salah ad Din Governorate.
Located at 34.60 43.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tikrit Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Tikrit, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Salah ad Din FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.
Located at 34.60 43.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tikrit East Air Base
Tikrit East Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Kirkuk Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Located at 34.61 43.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tikrit South Air Base
Tikrit South Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Kirkuk Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Located at 34.53 43.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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