British units continued to use the airfield after the creation of Pakistan in 1947, finally leaving in 1956 - Pakistan becoming a republic at this time, and the RAF airfields at Gan and Masirah taking over RAF Far East Air Force staging duties from Mauripur and Habbaniya which closed at around the same time.
Units and aircraftEdit
|No. 5 Squadron RAF||1947||Hawker Tempest||F2||Single-engined (piston) fighter|
|No. 10 Squadron RAF||1946-1947||Douglas Dakota||Twin-engined piston transport|
|No. 20 Squadron RAF||1947||Hawker Tempest||F2|
|No. 31 Squadron RAF||1946 and 1947||Douglas Dakota||Was 77 Sqn|
|No. 62 Squadron RAF||1947||Douglas Dakota|
|No. 77 Squadron RAF||1945-1946||Douglas Dakota||Renumbered 31 Sqn|
|No. 117 Squadron RAF||1943||Douglas Dakota|
|No. 267 Squadron RAF||1945-1946||Douglas Dakota||Detachments from Mingaladon|
|No. 298 Squadron RAF||1946||Handley Page Halifax||A7||Four-engined piston heavy bomber transport conversion|
- Jefford, C.G. (1988). RAF Squadrons. Airlife Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
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