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The unnamed airfield in its current form. Credit: Google Earth
Previously a concrete airstrip, the airfield has recently been the subject of a rapid expansion program. The original runway is now a parallel taxiway to a much longer 3,000 m (9,850 ft.) long, 60 m (200 ft.) main runway. New parking aprons have been constructed or are currently being built.
Imagery of the entire base has only become available on Google Earth in the last few days, previously only half the site could be viewed.
What is clear is that the UAE armed forces have prepared this site for fighter deployments and operations. The runway is equipped with arrestor cables at each end in case of emergency while the ramp in the south west corner has 10 sun shelters ready for two fighters each.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
The base is located near the border with Oman, and Saudi Arabia, about as far into the UAE as you can get, away from Iran.