Name: Mushaf Airbase. IATA Code: BHW
Type: Major Pakistan Air Force base and nuclear weapons storage site.
Location: Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan.
Coordinates: 32°02′34″N 72°40′43″E
Comments: PAF base Mushaf in Sargodha, Punjab is one of more important military establishments for multiple reasons:
- It is Central air command of PAF. It also houses Combat Commanders School which has Skybolts flying Dassault Mirage 111/5 and Dashings currently flying Chengdu F.7P. These can be seen parked out in open often.
- Number 9 and 19 Squadrons with F-16A/B Block 15. Unlike Mirage and F7 mentioned above, F-16s spend most of their time in hardened shelters.
- Number 24 Squadron flying Electronic Warfare aircraft based on French Dassault Falcon 20 airframe.
- A large number of Pakistani nuclear warheads and missiles like M-11 are stored here.